Examinations using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

An MRI examination allows bones and joints to be mapped with millimetre precision. It is true that clear images of bony structures can be obtained with X-ray or CT examinations. However, computed tomography does not allow detailed statements to be made about the cartilage lining in the joints or the …

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Examinations using computed tomography (CT)

A computed tomography of bones and joints is generally carried out in order to assess the shape and structure of the bone. In cases where an image of the soft tissue is required (muscles, tendons, ligaments, articular cartilage), we are more likely to select MRI or ultrasound. Due to its …

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