Meniscus pathology, osteoarthritis and the treatment controversy

@article{Englund2012MeniscusPO,
  title={Meniscus pathology, osteoarthritis and the treatment controversy},
  author={M. Englund and F. Roemer and D. Hayashi and M. Crema and A. Guermazi},
  journal={Nature Reviews Rheumatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={8},
  pages={412-419}
}
The menisci are internal structures that are of central importance for a healthy knee joint; they have a key role in the structural progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA), and the risk of the disease dramatically increases if they are damaged by injury or degenerative processes. Meniscus damage might be considered a signifying feature of incipient OA in middle-aged and elderly people. As approximately every third knee of people in these groups has a damaged meniscus, tears are common… Expand
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