Spontaneous recurrent hemarthrosis of the knee in the elderly: arthroscopic treatment and etiology.

@article{Sasho2008SpontaneousRH,
  title={Spontaneous recurrent hemarthrosis of the knee in the elderly: arthroscopic treatment and etiology.},
  author={Takahisa Sasho and Shuhei Ogino and Hiroaki Tsuruoka and Koichi Nakagawa and Nobuyasu Ochiai and Ryota Nagashima and Hideshige Moriya and Atsuya Watanabe and Yuichi Wada and Kazuhisa Takahashi},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={
          1027-33
        }
}
PURPOSE To elucidate the etiology of and find a preferable surgical treatment for spontaneous recurrent hemarthrosis in osteoarthritic knee joints arthroscopically. METHODS Nineteen patients referred to our institution from affiliate hospitals between April 1998 and October 2006 were involved in this study. Their demographics, preoperative radiographic findings, preoperative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings, arthroscopic findings and procedures performed, the patient's medical… CONTINUE READING
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