MedicalResearch.com Interview with:
Muyibat Adelani, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings?
Response: In our practice, we noticed that more patients are coming in already having had MRIs. We wanted to know how many people actually had weight-bearing knee x-rays before the MRI. We found that only a quarter of patients had weight-bearing x-rays before the MRI. We found that half of the MRIs obtained prior to referral to an orthopaedic surgeon did not contribute to the patient’s treatment.