A systematic review of clinical outcomes in patients undergoing meniscectomy.

  title={A systematic review of clinical outcomes in patients undergoing meniscectomy.},
  author={Michael Jonathan Salata and Aimee E. Gibbs and Jon K. Sekiya},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={38 9},
Knee meniscectomy is the most common procedure performed by orthopaedic surgeons. While it is generally believed that loss of meniscal tissue leads to osteoarthritis and poor knee function, many variables may significantly influence this outcome. Through literature search engines including PubMed and Ovid, 4 randomized controlled trials, 2 prospective cohorts, and 23 retrospective cohorts that fit the criteria for level I, II, and III level of evidence were included in this systematic review… CONTINUE READING
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