Magnetic resonance imaging of the knee joint is a non-invasive medical diagnostic method that helps doctors diagnose and further treat various knee joint diseases.
MRI with a powerful magnetic field, frequency radio pulses and signal processing on a computer allows you to get detailed images of both bone and soft tissue of the knee structures. Images can be viewed on a computer monitor, transmitted electronically, printed on a film, or copied to a CD. MRI does not use ionizing radiation (X-rays).
Indications for MRI of the knee joint
In combination with conventional X-rays, MRI is usually the best method for studying large joints of the body such as the knee.
MRI of the knee joint is usually performed for diagnosis under the following conditions: