Dr Micheni Muthuuri - Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

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Publications & Research Papers

A Comparison of Accuracy of Clinical Tests and MRI in the Diagnosis of Meniscal and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

A careful clinical examination can safely diagnose almost all ACL injuries and most of the meniscal injuries. MRI should be reserved for more complicated and confusing cases. The routine ordering of an MRI scan of the knee before examination by a well-trained orthopaedic surgeon is not recommended.

This is more so true in resource limited economies and public hospitals in the developing world.

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About Dr J. M. Muthuuri

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon.

Dr J M Muthuuri is a registered board surgeon who has undergone training in various countries (UK, Israel and South Africa). He has 28 years of experience as a doctor, 10 years of Orthpaedic Trauma. He is based at The Mombasa Hospital.

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