Greater than 10-year results of red-white longitudinal meniscal repairs in patients 20 years of age or younger.

@article{Noyes2011GreaterT1,
  title={Greater than 10-year results of red-white longitudinal meniscal repairs in patients 20 years of age or younger.},
  author={Frank R. Noyes and Ryan C-Y Chen and Sue D. Barber-Westin and Hollis Potter},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={1008-17}
}
BACKGROUND A prospective longitudinal investigation was conducted to determine the long-term outcome of single longitudinal meniscal repairs extending into the central avascular region in patients aged 20 years or younger. PURPOSE To determine the long-term success rate and reoperation rate of meniscal repairs extending into the avascular zone. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS Thirty-three meniscal repairs were performed using an inside-out multiple vertical… CONTINUE READING

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