Assessment of Instability on MRI

  • Michael HacklEmail author
  • Lars Peter Müller
  • Kilian Wegmann


Diagnosis and treatment of elbow instability remain a topic of hot debate. In conjunction with clinical findings, magnetic resonance imaging can be a helpful adjunct to establish the diagnosis of elbow instability. A systematic approach has to be followed to perform and evaluate the magnetic resonance imaging scan in a proper and conclusive fashion. The following chapter depicts the specifics of magnetic resonance imaging for elbow instability in order to maximize the benefits of this useful diagnostic tool.


Elbow Instability Posterolateral rotatory instability MRI Diagnosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Hackl
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lars Peter Müller
    • 1
  • Kilian Wegmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Orthopedic and Trauma SurgeryUniversity Medical Center of CologneCologneGermany

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