Iranian Journal of Radiology

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An Evidence-Based Approach to Assess the Accuracy of MRI in Diagnosing Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Wen-Fei Li 1 , * , Tahir Mehmood Shakir 2 , Yuemei Zhao 1 , Tao Chen 3 , Chen Niu 2 and Zhanqiu Wang 1
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1 Department of Radiology, The First Hospital of Qinhuangdao, Qinhuangdao, Hebei, China
2 Department of Radiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’An Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
3 Department of Radiology, Xiang yang Central Hospital, Xiangyang, Hubei, China
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: 16 (2); e79079
  • Published Online: January 30, 2019
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: May 16, 2018
  • Revised: December 12, 2018
  • Accepted: December 29, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.79079

To Cite: Li W, Shakir T M, Zhao Y, Chen T, Niu C, et al. An Evidence-Based Approach to Assess the Accuracy of MRI in Diagnosing Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Iran J Radiol. Online ahead of Print ; 16(2):e79079. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.79079.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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