Concomitant partial meniscectomy worsens outcome after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

@article{Kartus2002ConcomitantPM,
  title={Concomitant partial meniscectomy worsens outcome after arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.},
  author={J{\"u}ri Toomas Kartus and Vivianne J Russell and Lucy J Salmon and Lennart C Magnusson and Sveinbj{\"o}rn Brandsson and Nils G Pehrsson and Leo A. Pinczewski},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={179-85}
}
In this multi-center study involving 412 patients, we assessed the influence of concomitant partial meniscal resection on the medium-term clinical results after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. We performed a resection of minimum one-third of the medial or lateral menisci in 137 patients (group M) and found intact menisci in 275 patients (group NM). Those who had undergone previous meniscal surgery, subsequent meniscal surgery or a re-rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament graft… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…