Validation of the Thessaly test for detecting meniscal tears in anterior cruciate deficient knees.

@article{Mirzatolooei2010ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the Thessaly test for detecting meniscal tears in anterior cruciate deficient knees.},
  author={Fardin Mirzatolooei and Zahra Yekta and Mojgan Bayazidchi and Solmaz Ershadi and Ahmadreza Afshar},
  journal={The Knee},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          221-3
        }
}
Meniscal injuries are frequently associated with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. Clinical tests that are useful for detecting meniscal tears may not be valid in this setting. The Thessaly test, a newly described dynamic clinical examination, has been shown to have a very high diagnostic accuracy for detecting meniscal tears. This study evaluates the accuracy of the Thessaly test in patients with combined ACL and meniscus injuries. We examined eighty patients with ACL deficiency for… CONTINUE READING

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