Comparison of the collagen meniscus implant with partial meniscectomy. A prospective randomized trial.

@article{Rodkey2008ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the collagen meniscus implant with partial meniscectomy. A prospective randomized trial.},
  author={William G. Rodkey and Kenneth E. Dehaven and William H Montgomery and C Lynette Baker and Charles L Beck and Scott E Hormel and J Richard Steadman and Brian Cole and Karen Kay Briggs},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 7},
  pages={1413-26}
}
BACKGROUND Loss of meniscal tissue leads to increased pain and decreased clinical function and activity levels. We hypothesized that patients receiving a collagen meniscus implant would have better clinical outcomes than patients treated with partial medial meniscectomy alone. METHODS Three hundred and eleven patients with an irreparable injury of the medial meniscus or a previous partial medial meniscectomy, treated by a total of twenty-six surgeon-investigators at sixteen sites, were… CONTINUE READING
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