|ESSR 2019 / P-0124||
|Postoperative Shoulder: widening one’s knowledge in the MRI era|
Every radiologist should know how to minimize metallic artifacts in postoperative MRI scans, regardless the surgical procedure.
Postoperative shoulder MRI can only be adequately interpreted if the radiologist thoroughly knows the surgical procedure and clinical setting in order to distinguish normal postoperative findings from postoperative complications.
In our case series, the most common complication after shoulder surgery was tear or retear of the rotator cuff tendons, namely supraspinatus and infraspinatus, followed by labrum lesions.