Meniscus tear patterns in relation to skeletal immaturity: children versus adolescents.

@article{Shieh2013MeniscusTP,
  title={Meniscus tear patterns in relation to skeletal immaturity: children versus adolescents.},
  author={Alvin K Shieh and Tracey P. Bastrom and Joanna Helena Roocroft and Eric W Edmonds and Andrew T. Pennock},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 12},
  pages={2779-83}
}
BACKGROUND Meniscus tear patterns in the pediatric population have not been well described. PURPOSE To delineate the pattern of meniscus tears and the likelihood of repair at the time of surgery in both children and adolescents. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study; Level of evidence, 3. METHODS A retrospective review was performed on all patients between the ages of 10 and 19 years who underwent arthroscopic surgery for a meniscus injury at a single institution. Patients with open growth… CONTINUE READING
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