Hip Injuries in the Athlete: ArticleUse of Imaging Modalities To Evaluate the Outcome of Knee Surgery in AthletesTanner, Suzanne M. M.D.*; Thain, Lisa M. F. M.D., F.R.C.P.C.†; Roe, Justin P. M.D.‡; Fowler, Peter J. M.D., F.R.C.S.‡Editor(s): Gillquist, Jan M.D. Author Information From *Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine Center, Onalaska, Wisconsin; †Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, †Department of Surgery, and ‡Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; and the †Department of Diagnostic Radiology, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. P. J. Fowler, Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, 3M Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 3K7, Canada. E-mail: [email protected] Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review: September 2002 - Volume 10 - Issue 3 - p 201-213 Buy Abstract Imaging modalities after surgery provide clinicians with objective criteria to evaluate outcome and detect complications. This article discusses the role of commonly used musculoskeletal imaging techniques within the context of outcome of surgical procedures frequently performed in athletes. It is important to keep in mind the value and the limitations of techniques available so that they can be used to their maximum advantage. © 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.