Delay in surgery predisposes to meniscal and chondral injuries in anterior cruciate ligament deficient knees

Abstract

BACKGROUND Despite improvements in instability after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, associated intraarticular injuries remain a major cause of concern and important prognostic factor for long term results as it may lead to osteoarthritis. Delay in ACL reconstruction has been in variably linked to increase in these injuries but there is… (More)

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