MRI of the knee revelations
Dr Doron Sher MBBS, MBiomedE, FRACS (Ortho)
Orthopaedic surgeon, Orthosports
MRI scanning is an imaging modality that provides detailed images of the knee. It is very good for looking at the soft tissues of the knee but is not always the most appropriate imaging technique. It is currently rare to operate on a knee which is not obviously arthritic without first obtaining a MRI scan.
MRI does not use ionising radiation but uses powerful magnets to affect water-containing