Factors associated with meniscal tears and chondral lesions in patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective study.

@article{Kluczynski2013FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with meniscal tears and chondral lesions in patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective study.},
  author={Melissa A. Kluczynski and John M. Marzo and Leslie John Bisson},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 12},
  pages={2759-65}
}
BACKGROUND Increased time from anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury to surgery is known to be associated with increased medial meniscal tears. Few studies have examined the predictors of meniscal tears and chondral lesions, including instability episodes. PURPOSE To examine the predictors of meniscal tears and chondral injuries in patients undergoing ACL reconstruction. STUDY DESIGN Case-control study; Level of evidence, 3. METHODS Data were collected prospectively from 541 patients… CONTINUE READING
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