The causes and mechanisms of meniscal injuries in the sporting and non-sporting environment in an unselected population.

@article{Drosos2004TheCA,
  title={The causes and mechanisms of meniscal injuries in the sporting and non-sporting environment in an unselected population.},
  author={George I. Drosos and Joseph L Pozo},
  journal={The Knee},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={143-9}
}
The aim of this study was to establish the aetiology and circumstances of meniscal injuries in the general adult population. We studied a group of patients who underwent arthroscopy under the care of the same surgeon between 1991 and 1998 (1236 patients). The study group included 392 patients, aged 18 to 60 years, with no previous knee injury, surgery or arthritis, with normal X-rays and meniscal injuries proven at arthroscopy. No professional athletes were included in the study group. The… CONTINUE READING
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