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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Zegel
49 years experience Radiology
Talk to Dr: You should discuss the MRI results with your clinical dr and have the results placed in clinical perspective.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The radiologist will review and comment on the entire knee area including bone, cartilage, ligaments, meniscus and soft tissues
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Depends: Sometimes the radiologist and sometimes the orthopedic surgeon. Your best bet is to have the MRI interpreted by a radiologist trained in musculoskelet ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Generally: a routine knee MRI is done without contrast. In certain specific instances, however, contrast may be utilized, depending on what exactly the clinicia ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends... : It all depends on exactly what part of the knee suffered the tear( ligament, meniscus) and to what extent. If it is not severe it is usually treated w ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
41 years experience Podiatry
Nodule: It means you should have your doc check it out. Not having seen you, know anything about you, or your test results is sort of like guessing how many f ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
45 minutes : The average time is about 30-40 minutes. But any motion will degrade the images and may make them unreadable
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
MRI sees more: MRI can look into bones, that arthroscopy cannot. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk pr ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Radiologist: A radiologist skilled in interpreting mri's of the knee can answer this question best. We primary care physicians usually sit down with the radiologis ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: With these kinds of symptoms and their persistent nature, it's best if you see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, possibly ru ... Read More

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