Change of signal intensity in the displaced medial meniscus after its reduction on MRI

Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 06/12/2012

A high–intensity signal in the displaced fragment of the medial meniscus may change to low after its reduction to its original position. Therefore, at the time of decision–making regarding meniscus repair for a displaced meniscus in a locked knee, surgeons should give priority to arthroscopic findings rather than to signal intensity on MRI.

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