Role of MRI in predicting meniscal tear reparability

Role of MRI in predicting meniscal tear reparability Skeletal Radiol (2017) 46:1343–1351 DOI 10.1007/s00256-017-2700-z SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE 1,2 1 1 Paolo Florent Felisaz & Francesco Alessandrino & Simone Perelli & 3 3 4 4 Giacomo Zanon & Francesco Benazzo & Fabrizio Calliada & Luigi Sammarchi Received: 23 April 2017 /Revised: 5 June 2017 /Accepted: 8 June 2017 /Published online: 20 June 2017 ISS 2017 Abstract pair. Tears were classified according to type into vertical, Objective To elucidate the role of MRI in predicting meniscal horizontal, radial, complex, flaps and bucket handle and tear reparability according to tear type and location in relation were considered reparable if the distance measured from to vascular zones. the tear to the menisco-capsular junction was less than or Materials and methods In this retrospective study, two equal to 5 mm. Predictions were compared with the surgical readers evaluated 79 pre-surgical MRIs of meniscal tears procedure performed in arthroscopy. We assessed the diag- arthroscopically treated with meniscectomy or meniscal re- nostic performance of MRI, agreement between MRI and arthroscopy, and interrater agreement. Then, we conducted an ROC analysis on the distances measured by the first reader The Institutional Review Board of the San Matteo Hospital-Pavia (Italy) and built a multivariate logistic regression model. approved Skeletal Radiology Springer Journals

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