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Successful Treatment of Painful Irreparable Partial Meniscal Defects With a Polyurethane Scaffold
Background: A novel, biodegradable, polyurethane scaffold was designed to fulfill an unmet clinical need in the treatment of patients with painful irreparable partial meniscal defects. Hypothesis:Expand
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Interobserver Reliability of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) Classification of Meniscal Tears
Background: Consistency of arthroscopic evaluation and documentation in meniscal tears between investigators is essential to the validity of multicenter studies. A group of experts developed aExpand
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The SFA system for assessing articular cartilage lesions at arthroscopy of the knee.
We proposed to establish a system of assessing severity of chondropathy taking into account localization, size, and depth of cartilage lesions. The design of the study was prospective andExpand
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Surgical management of degenerative meniscus lesions: the 2016 ESSKA meniscus consensus
PurposeA degenerative meniscus lesion is a slowly developing process typically involving a horizontal cleavage in a middle-aged or older person. When the knee is symptomatic, arthroscopic partialExpand
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Spironolactone reduces fibrosis of dilated atria during heart failure in rats with myocardial infarction.
AIMS Congestive heart failure (CHF) is associated with severe structural changes of atria, contributing to impaired atrial function and the risk of arrhythmia. This study investigated the effects ofExpand
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Posterior "back and forth" approach in arthroscopic surgery on the posterior knee compartments.
We report the feasibility, indications, and usefulness of an arthroscopic approach to the posterior knee compartments. We developed an arthroscopic approach to the posterior knee compartmentExpand
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Transchondral drilling for osteochondritis dissecans of the medial condyle of the knee
Osteochondritis dissecans is a rare condition which occurs most frequently in the medial condyle of the knee. Its prognosis remains controversial. We report our experience with transchondral drillingExpand
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Causes for failure of ACL reconstruction and influence of meniscectomies after revision
The purpose of this multicenter retrospective study was to analyze the causes for failure of ACL reconstruction and the influence of meniscectomies after revision. This study was conducted over aExpand
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Revision ACL reconstruction: influence of a lateral tenodesis
PurposeThe aims of this article were to report the objective results of revision ACL reconstruction and to assess the influence of an associated lateral extra-articular tenodesis on knee stabilityExpand
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Clinical practice guidelines for the management of meniscal lesions and isolated lesions of the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee in adults.
CONTEXT Meniscal lesions and isolated anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee injuries are common. In 2006, about 130,000 patients were admitted to hospital for meniscal surgery and 35,000 for ACLExpand
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