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Knee Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy

  • Ram Venkatesh
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Abstract

Diagnosis and treatment of meniscus tears

The diagnosis is mostly clinical. The diagnostic composite mentioned below would have a sensitivity to identify a meniscus tear with a positive predictive value of >90% if all five factors are present.

Keywords

Pivot Shift Meniscus Tear Meniscus Repair Knee Flexion Angle Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy 
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Further Reading

  1. Fabricant PD, Jokl P. Surgical outcomes after arthroscopic ­partial meniscectomy. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2007;15(11):647–53.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Meredith DS, Losina E, Mahomed NN. Factors predicting functional and radiographic outcomes after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy: a review of the literature. Arthroscopy. 2005;21(2):211–23.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Bin SI, Kim JM, Shin SJ. Radial tears of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus. Arthroscopy. 2004;20(4):373–8.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK

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