Document Type : Research Article
The main aim of the study is to evaluate sports related meniscal injuries using 3T MRI and describe and classify the meniscal injuries in sports related trauma.
Methodology - This is a retrospective study done in Department of Radiology, Yenepoya Medical College and Hospital, Mangalore. All patients who undergo MRI Knee in Yenepoya medical college hospital from January 2022 to july 2022 will be identified using Hospital information system. Out of these patients those who have sports related history will be selected.
Results – 90.6% were males and only 9.4% were females. mean age of the study participants was 24.41 ± 4.196 years with minimum and maximum age being 18 and 33 years respectively. 71.8% (23 patients) had medial meniscal injury and 46.8% (15 patients) had lateral meniscal injuries. 59.4% of the cases also had associated ligament injuries.
Conclusion - MRI is efficient in providing more information about the the grades of meniscal injuries and any associated ligamentous injuries to guide the surgeon.