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1

: In what orientation would a tear of the collateral ligaments of the knee be best visualized?

Coronal

2

The optimal imaging plane for visualization of a TFCC tear is:

Coronal

3

Kienbock's disease is a condition of osteomalacia in the __________.

Lunate bone of the wrist

4

All of the following EXCEPT ______ are muscles that comprise the rotator cuff

Sternoclavicular

5

When imaging the shoulder, the coronal oblique scan plane is oriented parallel to the supraspinatus muscle and perpendicular to the glenoid fossa.

True

6

An image acquired in the shoulder parallel to the supraspinatus tendon utilizes the ____ gradient?

YX

7

When imaging the wrist, the optimal plane to visualize the carpal tunnel is:

Axial

 

8

: When imaging the extremities, _______________ would be used as a marker to delineate the area of interest for both radiologist and referring physician

Vitamin E tablet

9

What is the optimal slice orientation to view the median nerve?

: Axial

10

Which would be the optimal slice orientation to view the Achilles tendon?

Sagittal

11

Which tendon is torn most often in a rotator cuff injury?

Supraspinatus

 

12

Where can avascular necrosis primarily be found?

Femoral head

13

Which of the following is the thickest and strongest tendon in the body?

Achilles

14

Which nerve is responsible for carpal tunnel syndrome?

Median nerve

15

When positioning a patient for a shoulder MRI, the patient should be centered at what anatomic landmark?

Coracoid process

16

When imaging an MRI of the wrist, to achieve high spatial resolution would require the use of:

Small FOV

17

To evaluate for a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), positioning the knee would require ___________.

15° external rotation

18

On a T1 weighted image, edema appears dark because it has a ____________ relaxation time.

Long T1

19

: On a T2 weighted image, edema appears bright because it has a _________ relaxation time

: Long T2

20

The optimal imaging plane to demonstrate the carpal bones and the interosseous ligaments would be:

Coronal

21

What artery causes flow artifact when imaging the knee?

Popliteal

 

22

A useful sequence for the evaluation of bone contusions or fractures is:

STIR

23

Image 4 is an example of:

T1 weighted image

24

Image 4 was acquired in the _______ scan plane

sagittal

25

Image 27 is an example of a

: T1 Sag foot