Current concepts of meniscal function and pathology.

  title={Current concepts of meniscal function and pathology.},
  author={Carl Henning and Madeleine Lynch},
  journal={Clinics in sports medicine},
  volume={4 2},
The advantages of preserving the menisci are reduced degenerative changes and improved stability. At long-term follow-up, even arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in the anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee results in more than twice the incidence of Fairbank's changes compared with a normal meniscus, stable meniscus tears left alone, or meniscus repair. 

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