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Meniscus Posterior Horn Part 1: An axe murderer meets the ghost meniscus

POSTERIOR HORN MENISCUS: Three posts for such a small thing. How can it be so important? ANATOMY: The posterior horn has two components 1. The posterior horn itself 2. The meniscal root which attaches the posterior horn to the intercondylar fossa  TYPES OF TEARS: The posterior horn can have the usual types of meniscus tears …

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Hip MRI ? Show me the Xray: Acetabular Rim Ossifications. How to make sense of them.

When I report a Hip MRI,  the tendency is to save time and get on with reporting the MRI and not bother too much with the plain X-ray. Because what can a plain X-ray tell you that you cant find on the MRI, right? Wrong. There is so much to be gained by looking first …

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Why you will forget more than 50% of what you learn within an hour. And how to change that.

You will forget more than 50% of what you learn within an hour and over 2/3rds by the end of the day. When I want to learn something new, my usual method is to read journal articles or go to a meeting that covers the topic. Knowledge comes in, has a quick cup of tea …

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Spondylotic Myelopathy vs Myelomalacia: No more confusion

Spondylolytic myelopathy and Myelomalacia: They are quite different but there is often confusion between the use of the terms. Lets look at what they are and how to differentiate them. Spondylotic Myelopathy Refers to increased T2 signal in the cord, from oedema, due to extrinsic compression of the cord ( degenerative causes like disc, osteophyte) …

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