Articular cartilage lesions in the symptomatic anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee.

@article{Maffulli2003ArticularCL,
  title={Articular cartilage lesions in the symptomatic anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee.},
  author={Nicola Maffulli and Peter M Binfield and J. W. B. King},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={685-90}
}
PURPOSE The goal of the study was to report the prevalence of the lesions of the articular cartilage of the femoral condyles and tibial plateau in patients with a symptomatic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)-deficient knee undergoing day-case arthroscopy. TYPE OF STUDY Case series study. METHODS We studied 378 skeletally mature patients (average age, 27.3 years; range, 16-50 years; 282 men and 84 women), part of a sample of 1,978 patients undergoing a primary knee arthroscopy between… CONTINUE READING

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