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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kraus, T; Heidari, N; ?vehlík, M; Schneider, F; Sperl, M; Linhart, W 
Title:
Outcome of repaired unstable meniscal tears in children and adolescents. 
Abstract:
Unstable meniscal tears are rare injuries in skeletally immature patients. Loss of a meniscus increases the risk of subsequent development of degenerative changes in the knee. This study deals with the outcome of intraarticular meniscal repair and factors that affect healing. Parameters of interest were type and location of the tear and also the influence of simultaneous reconstruction of a ruptured ACL.We investigated the outcome of 25 patients (29 menisci) aged 15 (4-17) years who underwent su...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Orthop 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
83 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
261-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1745-3674 
TUM Institution:
die