The examination of the bones that make up the knee, the articular cartilage, the cricoid cartilage of the knee joint (meniscus), the kneecap (patella), and the condition and position of the cartilage of the patella, and all the ligaments supporting the knee is covered by the knee MRI.
It helps detect oedema, abrasions, degenerative processes, early femoral head necrosis, but the hip MRI also gives an image of the condition of the joint capsule.
Abrasive diseases of the shoulder joint, injuries after accident, rupture of the rotator cuff surrounding the shoulder, articular surface, cartilage thickness, and soft tissue lesions can be well assessed with the shoulder MRI examination.
The doctor can see the state of the three bones meeting in the elbow, the lesions following the trauma, the inflammation of the bursa, the amount of fluid accumulating in the bursa, and diagnose the tennis elbow as a result of straining the extensor musle of the forearm.
The elbow MRI shows the tendons, cartilages, the condition of the periosteum, the inflammations and the changes they cause.