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Arthroscopic resection of meniscal flaps of the knee.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2929289     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe the results of arthroscopic partial resection of isolated flap tears of the menisci in 37 patients who were randomly selected for review from the hospital records. The results were compared with those in a control group of 39 patients that underwent diagnostic arthroscopy during the same period. The follow-up of the patients after 1 to 2 years was based on a questionnaire. The patients with resected flap tears did better than the controls, who usually suffered from minor degenerative changes of the knee joint. However, the flap-tear patients with otherwise usually normal arthroscopic findings often continued to have discomfort and failed to gain a normal Lysholm score.
Authors:
O Reikerås
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0001-6470     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Orthop Scand     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-03     Completed Date:  1989-05-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370352     Medline TA:  Acta Orthop Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  28-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Ullevål University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Arthroscopy*
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Knee Joint / physiopathology
Male
Menisci, Tibial / injuries,  surgery*
Middle Aged

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