Summary

Postoperative MRI plays a vital role in the assessment of patients who have undergone reconstructive knee surgery. Knowledge of the spectrum of normal, acceptable postsurgical appearances is crucial to interpretation of MRIs in patients with previous surgery, as signal and morphological changes considered pathological in the preoperative knee may routinely be visualized following repair without indicating operative failure or complications. As a result, refined diagnostic criteria are relied on in conjunction with other findings in the MR diagnosis of complications or reinjury of the knee following biologic surgical reconstruction and repair. An accurate history of prior surgical intervention, access to preoperative imaging, and a background knowledge of anticipated surgical goals may be of paramount importance in aiding ultimate image evaluation.

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