Percutaneous medial collateral ligament release in arthroscopic medial meniscectomy in tight knees

@article{Fakioglu2012PercutaneousMC,
  title={Percutaneous medial collateral ligament release in arthroscopic medial meniscectomy in tight knees},
  author={Onur Fakioglu and Mehmet Hakan Ozsoy and Haci Mustafa Ozdemir and Hasan Yiğit and Ali Turgay Çavuşoğlu and Philipp Lobenhoffer},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={1540-1545}
}
Visualization and surgery of tears in the posterior medial meniscus are difficult in tight knees. Iatrogenic chondral lesions might cause serious morbidity, and residual tears may result in inadequate symptom relief. We evaluated the clinical and radiological results of superficial medial collateral ligament (MCL) release during arthroscopic medial meniscectomy in tight knees. Eighteen patients [median age: 43 years (22–59); median follow-up: 8.3 months (6–12)] who underwent arthroscopic… CONTINUE READING
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