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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Petersen, Wolf; Forkel, Philipp; Feucht, Matthias J; Zantop, Thore; Imhoff, Andreas B; Brucker, Peter U 
Titel:
Posterior root tear of the medial and lateral meniscus. 
Abstract:
An avulsion of the tibial insertion of the meniscus or a radial tear close to the meniscal insertion is defined as a root tear. In clinical practice, the incidence of these lesions is often underestimated. However, several biomechanical studies have shown that the effect of a root tear is comparable to a total meniscectomy. Clinical studies documented progredient arthritic changes following root tears, thereby supporting basic science studies. The clinical diagnosis is limited by unspecific symp...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 
Jahr:
2014 
Band / Volume:
134 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
237-55 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0936-8051 
TUM Einrichtung:
Abteilung für Sportorthopädie