MRI Education

  • Finger Pulleys – Patterns of Pathology July 23, 2013 By Peter Louis Glickman, M.D. All-American Teleradiology and Mark E. Pruzansky, M.D. Finger pulleys are fine annular and cruciform structures, which hold the flexor tendons close to the phalanges and joints of the fingers and thereby facilitate strong and complete flexion of the digits in response to muscular contraction distant from the sites of mechanical action. Their anatomic ...
  • The MRI Technologist Role in Foot/Ankle Positioning June 26, 2013 By Krysty Radabaugh, BS, MS, R.T., (R)(CT)(MR) Director of Operations, and Chief MRI Technologist All-American Teleradiology MRI is the imaging modality of choice for evaluation of musculoskeletal pathology of the ankle and foot, including soft tissue, osseous trauma, neoplasms, and inflammatory pathology. MRI provides superior resolution and exquisite detail of soft tissue structures using multiplanar capabilities. However, MRI ...