Epidemiology of isolated meniscal injury and its effect on performance in athletes from the National Basketball Association.

@article{Yeh2012EpidemiologyOI,
  title={Epidemiology of isolated meniscal injury and its effect on performance in athletes from the National Basketball Association.},
  author={P. C. Yeh and Chad A Starkey and Stephen J. Lombardo and Gary Vitti and F. Daniel Kharrazi},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={589-94}
}
BACKGROUND The current incidence and outcomes of meniscal injury have not been quantified in professional athletes. PURPOSE To describe the incidence, risk, amount of time lost, and effect on performance for isolated meniscal injury in athletes from the National Basketball Association (NBA). Demographic factors predicting the risk of meniscal tears and the effect of injury in return to play were also investigated. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive epidemiology study. METHODS A centralized database… CONTINUE READING
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