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February 16, 2012

MRI and the shoulder

Boy, I really loved a recent article in the NYT that discussed.  It quoted our country's foremost orthopedic surgeon who spoke to the overuse of a test that just does not help that much.  

Check it out at http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/29/health/mris-often-overused-often-mislead-doctors-warn.html?pagewanted=all

I loved his quote about if you want an excuse to do surgery just order an MRI.  

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