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MRI for Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Last updated: March 2, 2018
Project Number: RA0950-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of MRI for the diagnosis of osteoarthritis?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis of osteoarthritis?

Key Message

Two systematic reviews, five non-randomized studies, and three evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of MRI for the diagnosis of osteoarthritis.