Oxford Medicolegal Imaging

Website of the specialist Musculoskeletal Radiology Medicolegal Service based in Oxford, UK

Consultant MSK Radiologist:  Dr Eugene McNally MB BCh BAO (Hons) FRCR FRCPI


Author of major MSK ultrasound textbook
Practical Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
EG McNally
ISBN-13: 978-0-443-07350-2
Now published in 8 languages

The hereditary predisposition to hip osteoarthritis and its association with abnormal joint morphology.
Pollard, T. C. B., Batra, R. N., Judge, A., Watkins, B., McNally, E. G., Gill, H. S., ... & Carr, A. J. (2012). Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 21 2013 314-321.

A Mouse with an N-Ethyl-N-Nitrosourea (ENU) Induced Trp589Arg Galnt3 Mutation Represents a Model for Hyperphosphataemic Familial Tumoural Calcinosis.
Esapa, Christopher T., Rosie A. Head, Jeshmi Jeyabalan, Holly Evans, Tertius A. Hough, Michael T. Cheeseman, Eugene G. McNally et al. PloS one 7, no. 8 (2012): e43205

Genetic predisposition to the presence and five-year clinical progression of hip osteoarthritis
C.B. Pollard, R.N. Batra, A. Judge, B. Watkins, E.G. McNally, H.S. Gill, N.K. Arden, A.J. Carr Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. Volume 20, Issue 5 , Pages 368-375, May 2012

A Mouse Model for Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Congenita with Secondary Osteoarthritis due to a Col2a1 Mutation. Esapa, C. T., Hough, T. A., Testori, S., McNally, E., & Thakker, R. V. ( J Bone Miner Res. 2012 Feb;27(2):413-28.

Harris and Harris’ Radiology of Emergency Medicine, Fifth Edition
Elbow injuries Chapter ISBN-10: 145110720X

Patient’s Assessment Of Discomfort During Ultrasound-Guided Injection Of Morton’s Neuroma: Selecting The Optimal Approach. Lee Pheng Yap, Eugene McNally FRCR, Journal of Clinical Ultrasound. Volume 40, Issue 6, pages 330–334, 2012

The development and clinical applications of musculoskeletal ultrasound
McNally E
Skeletal Radiology: 2011 Sep;40(9):1223-31.

The effect of PRP on Tendon Regeneration: an in vitro tissue culture study.
Alsousou J, Franklin S, Thompson M, Harrison P, Willett K. International Ligament and Tendon Symposium, California, 2011 and EFORT congress: Berlin 2012

The MRI Description Of Early Anteromedial Gonarthrosis.
Bottomley, N. J., E. McNally, L. Jones, M. K. Javaid, N. Arden, H. S. Gill, C. A. F. Dodd, D. W. Murray, D. J. Beard, and A. J. Price. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, British Volume 94.SUPP XVIII (2012): 47-47.

Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics 2011
Chapter Spinal Imaging. ISBN-10: 0199550646

Platelet Rich Plasma in accelerated trendon regeneration: A pilot randomized controlled trial. BORS, Cambridge, 2011. Alsousou J, Handley R, Hulley P, Thompson M, McNally E, Harrison P, Willett K.

Clinical Ultrasound, 2-Volume Set: Expert Consult: Online and Print, 3e
MSK Intervention Chapter. ISBN-10: 0702031313

Ultrasound of Skeletal Muscle Injury: An Update.
Woodhouse J, McNally E. Seminars in Ultrasound, CT, and MRI
Volume 32, Issue 2, April 2011, Pages 91–100

Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics 2011
Chapter Spinal trauma. ISBN-10: 0199550646

The management of solitary tumours of Hoffa's fat pad
B.J.F. Dean, D.W. Reed, J.J. MatthewsCorresponding Author Informationemail address, H. Pandit, E. McNally, N.A. Athanasou, C.L.M.H. Gibbons
The Knee: Volume 18, Issue 2, Pages 67-70 (March 2011)

Localized cartilage assessment with three-dimensional dGEMRIC in asymptomatic hips with normal morphology and cam deformity. Pollard, T. C. B., McNally, E. G., Wilson, D. C., Wilson, D. R., Mädler, B., Watson, M., ... & Carr, A. J. (2010). The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 92(15), 2557-2569.

Functional Ultra Sound Elastography (FUSE) of achilles tendon: developing mechanical and clinical outcome tool. Joseph Alsousou, Li Larry, Eugene McNally, Alison Noble, and Keith Willet J Bone Joint Surg Br 2012 vol. 94 53

Magnetic resonance imaging of the elbow in athletes. Clinics in Sports Medicine
Stevens K, McNally E. Clin Sports Med. 2010 Oct;29(4):521-53.

Knee Ligament Injuries
In: Imaging of Orthopaedic sports injuries
ISBN: 3540260145

Plantar fascia: imaging diagnosis and guided treatment.
Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2010 Sep;14(3):334-43. Epub 2010 Jun 10.
McNally EG, Shetty S.

Elbow disease in Oxford Handbooks: Musculoskeletal Radiology
ISBN 978-0-19-923577-3

Paediatric Elbow Injuries
In . Sports Injuries in Children and Adolescents 2010
ISBN 9783540885894

Clinical evidence of platelet therapies in accelerating tissue healing. UKA Symposium: Growth Factor Therapy in elite sports medicine; 2009
Alsousou J, Hulley P, Thompson M, McNally E, Willett K.

The Surgical Management Of Hoffa’s Fat Pad Tumours
BJF Dean; JJ Matthews; DW Reed; H Pandit; E McNally; N Athanasou; and CMLH Gibbons
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British Volume, Vol 92-B, Issue SUPP_III, 417.

Training Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Specialists: European Education and Clinical Guidelines: Work in Progress In: The Practice of Radiology Education
ISBN 978-3-642-03234-9

Getting to the Heel of the Problem
Clin Radiol. 2009 Sep;64(9):931-9. Epub 2009 Jun 18.

The Management Of Solitary Tumours Of Hoffa’s Fat Pad
B J F Dean; J J Matthews; D W Reed; H Pandit; E McNally; N Athanasou; and C M L H Gibbons
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British Volume, Vol 93-B, Issue SUPP_I, 80.

dGEMRIC imaging in Femoroacetabular Impingement
Proceedings of the ISMRM, 2009
American Journal Bone Joint Surgery. Awaiting full citation

Ultrasound of the small joints of the hands and feet: current status
E. G. McNally
Skeletal Radiology Volume 37, Number 2 / February, 2008

Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System,
Knee Imaging Chapter ISBN-10: 141602963X

Imaging in Shoulder Disorders
McNally E Rees JL
Skeletal Radiology Volume 36, Number 11 / November, 2007

Ectopic calcification among families in the Azores: clinical and radiologic manifestations in families with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis and chondrocalcinosis.
Bruges-Armas J, Couto AR, Timms A, Santos MR, Bettencourt BF, Peixoto MJ, Colquhoun K, McNally EG, Carneiro V, Herrero-Beaumont G, Brown MA.
Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Apr;54(4):1340-9.

O'donnell P, Johnstone C, Watson M, McNally E, Ostlere S.
Detection of patellar tracking in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals by magnetic resonance imaging.
Skeletal Radiol. 2005 Mar;34(3):130-5. Epub 2004 Oct 26

Harvie P, Ostlere SJ, Teh J, McNally EG, Clipsham K, Burston BJ, Pollard TC, Carr AJ.
Genetic influences in the aetiology of tears of the rotator cuff. Sibling risk of a full-thickness tear. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2004 Jul;86(5):696-700

Ferguson DJ, Itonaga I, Maki M, McNally E, Gundle R, Athanasou NA.
Heterotopic bone formation following hip arthroplasty in Paget's disease.
Bone. 2004 Jun;34(6):1078-83.

Saddik D, McNally EG, Richardson M.
MRI of Hoffa's fat pad.
Skeletal Radiol. 2004 Aug;33(8):433-44. Epub 2004 Jun 19. Review.

Fang CS, McCarthy CL, McNally EG.
Intramuscular dissection of Baker's cysts: report on three cases.
Skeletal Radiol. 2004 Jun;33(6):367-71. Epub 2004 Mar 9.

McCarthy CL, McNally EG.
The MRI appearance of cystic lesions around the knee.
Skeletal Radiol. 2004 Apr;33(4):187-209. Epub 2004 Feb 27. Review

Teh J, Stevens K, Williamson L, Leung J, McNally EG.
Power Doppler ultrasound of rheumatoid synovitis: quantification of therapeutic response.
Br J Radiol. 2003 Dec;76(912):875-9

Williamson L, Dockerty JL, Dalbeth N, McNally E, Ostlere S, Wordsworth BP.
Clinical assessment of sacroiliitis and HLA-B27 are poor predictors of sacroiliitis diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging in psoriatic arthritis.
Rheumatology (Oxford). 2004 Jan;43(1):85-8. Epub 2003 Sep 16.

Willatt, J N G, Jaffe, S, McNally E G,
Medical Imaging International 13(4) 6-8 2003.

McNally EG, Nasser KN, Dawson S, Goh LA.
Role of magnetic resonance imaging in the clinical management of the acutely locked knee.
Skeletal Radiol. 2002 Oct;31(10):570-3. Epub 2002 Aug 21.

Ellis J McNally EG
Ultrasound of Nerves
Imaging 14:179VI (2002)

Ostlere SJ McNally EG
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
Imaging 14:179VI (2002)

McNally EG.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the knee. Editorial.
BMJ. 2002 Jul 20;325(7356):115-6.

McNally EG,
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: An overview
Current Orthopaedics 2002

Goh L. McNally EG,
Ultrasound of the Musculoskeletal system
Rad September 2002

Quiz case of the month. Elastrofibroma.
Teh J, Athanasou N, McNally EG.
Eur Radiol. 2002 Jan;12(1):253-4. Epub 2001 Jun 08. No abstract available.
PMID: 11868106 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Connolly DJ, Berman L, McNally EG.
The use of beam angulation to overcome anisotropy when viewing human tendon with high frequency linear array ultrasound.
Br J Radiol. 2001 Feb;74(878):183-5

McNally EG, Wilson DJ, Ostlere SJ.
Limited magnetic resonance imaging in low back pain instead of plain radiographs: experience with first 1000 cases.
Clin Radiol. 2001 Nov;56(11):922-5.

McNally Eugene G FRCR, Wilson David J FRCR, Ostlere Simon J FRCR
Limited MRI in Low Back Pain in lieu of plain radiographs: Experience with first 1000 cases.
Clinical Radiology 56(11) 2001 922-925

McNally EG.
Imaging assessment of anterior knee pain and patellar maltracking.
Skeletal Radiol. 2001 Sep;30(9):484-95. Review

McNally EG, Goodman R, Burge P.
The role of MRI in the assessment of scaphoid fracture healing: a pilot study.
Eur Radiol. 2000;10(12):1926-8

Stevens KJ, Theologis T, McNally EG.
Imaging of plant-thorn synovitis.
Skeletal Radiol. 2000 Oct;29(10):605-8.

McNally E
The Challenge of Imaging
Current Orthopaedics 14:52-58 2000

Carls FP, McNally EG, Schuknecht B, Sailer HF
Ossification of the distraction gap after mandibular distraction- how much retention is necessary
Journal Craniofacial Surgery 2000 28 S3 54

McNally EG, Ostlere SJ, Pal C, Phillips A, Reid H, Dodd C.
Assessment of patellar maltracking using combined static and dynamic MRI.
Eur Radiol. 2000;10(7):1051-5.

McNally EG.
Posteromedial subtalar coalition: imaging appearances in three cases.
Skeletal Radiol. 1999 Dec;28(12):691-5.

Pandey R, McNally E, Ali A, Bulstrode C.
The role of MRI in the diagnosis of occult hip fractures.
Injury. 1998 Jan;29(1):61-3

Reid HS, McNally E, Carr A.
Soft tissue mass around the shoulder.
Ann Rheum Dis. 1998 Jan;57(1):6-8.

McNally EG, Tasker A, Benson MK.
MRI after operative reduction for developmental dysplasia of the hip.
J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1997 Sep;79(5):724-6.

Schippinger G, Bailey D, McNally EG, Kiss J, Carr AJ.
Anatomy of the normal acromion investigated using MRI.
Langenbecks Arch Chir. 1997;382(3):141-4

Kiss J, McNally EG, Carr AJ.
Measurement of the anteroposterior translation of the humeral head using MRI.
Int Orthop. 1997;21(2):77-82.

Vainzof M, Passos-Bueno MR, Canovas M, Moreira ES, Pavanello RC, Marie SK, Anderson LV, Bonnemann CG, McNally EM, Nigro V, Kunkel LM, Zatz M.
The sarcoglycan complex in the six autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophies.
Hum Mol Genet. 1996 Dec;5(12):1963-9.

Bailey D, McNally E.
Use of ionising radiation by professional football clubs to assess asymptomatic transfer candidates.
J R Army Med Corps. 1996 Oct;142(3):114-5

McNally E, de Lacey G, Lovell P, Welch T.
The effect on patients of non-referral for skull radiography following mild head injury.
Injury. 1996 Jul;27(6):429-31.

McNally E, de Lacey G, Lovell P, Welch T.
Posters for accident departments: simple method of sustaining reduction in x ray examinations.
BMJ. 1995 Mar 11;310(6980):640-2

Berman L, Fink AM, Wilson D, McNally E.
Technical note: identifying and aspirating hip effusions.
Br J Radiol. 1995 Mar;68(807):306-10.

Goodman TR, McNally E.
Shoulder pain in a patient on haemodialysis.
Ann Rheum Dis. 1994 Aug;53(8):497-500.

Audit in the Accident Department
Thomas H, McNally E.
Rad. 18 ;211: 11-12 1994

Ultrasound In Soft Tissue Injury
McNally E.
British Medical Ultrasound 1993. 1(2):4-11.
Recent Advances In Musculoskeletal MRI
McNally E, Wilson D.
Current Orthopaedics.7/3 (175-183) 1993

McNally E, Fitzpatrick M, Bourke S, Costello R, McNicholas WT.
Reversible hypercapnia in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Eur Respir J. 1993 Oct;6(9):1353-6.

Wolman RL, Clark P, McNally E, Harries MG, Reeve J.
Dietary calcium as a statistical determinant of spinal trabecular bone density in amenorrhoeic and oestrogen-replete athletes.
Bone Miner. 1992 Jun;17(3):415-23.

Wolman RL, Clark P, McNally E, Harries M, Reeve J.
Menstrual state and exercise as determinants of spinal trabecular bone density in female athletes.
BMJ. 1990 Sep 15;301(6751):516-8.

Reeve J, Davies UM, Hesp R, McNally E, Katz D.
Treatment of osteoporosis with human parathyroid peptide and observations on effect of sodium fluoride.
BMJ. 1990 Aug 11;301(6747):314-8. Erratum in: BMJ 1990 Sep 8;301(6750):477.

McNally E, Sandin B, Wilkins RA.
The ossification of the costal element of the seventh cervical vertebra with particular reference to cervical ribs.
J Anat. 1990 Jun;170:125-9

de Lacey G, McCabe M, Constant O, Welch T, Spinks C, McNally E.
Testing a policy for skull radiography (and admission) following mild head injury.
Br J Radiol. 1990 Jan;63(745):14-8.

Accident And Emergency Radiology. A Strategy For Change.
McNally E, de Lacey G, Berman L, Welch T, Lovell P.
Clin. Radiol. Nov. 1989.

McNally E, Bourke S, Lawless G, McNicholas WT.
Sleep apnoea: a two-year experience.
Ir Med J. 1988 Nov;81(1):17-20.

Musculoskeletal Interventional Ultrasound Techniques: A Pictorial Review
RNSA 2003

Posterolateral Structures of the Knee: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Normal Anatomy and Related Patterns of Injury
RNSA 2003

Correlation of MRA Appearances of the Acetabular Labrum with Patient Symptoms and Treatment Outcomes
RSNA 2002

MRI of Soft-Tissue Masses of the Foot: An Analysis of 164 Lesions Using an Anatomical Approach
RNSA 2001

Musculoskeletal Keynote Speaker: State of the Art Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
RSNA 2001

Quantitative Assessment of Therapeutic Response in Rheumatoid Arthritis Using Doppler Ultrasound: Preliminary Findings
RSNA 2001


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