What's New in MRI of Peripheral Nerve Entrapment?

Jurrit J. Hof, Michel Kliot, Jefferson Slimp, David R. Haynor*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

New developments in clinical peripheral nerve imaging with MRI over the past few years, primarily those related to nerve entrapment syndromes, are reviewed. The basic principles of peripheral nerve imaging are described briefly. Relevant current or forthcoming technical innovations are described, and then recent work describing novel findings, organized by anatomic location (brachial plexus, upper extremity, and lower extremity), is reviewed. The review concludes with a summary and suggestions of areas in which future clinical research would be particularly helpful.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)583-595
Number of pages13
JournalNeurosurgery Clinics of North America
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008

Keywords

  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Interosseous nerve
  • MRI
  • Peripheral nerve
  • Peroneal nerve
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Ulnar nerve

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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