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Timing of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction within the first year after trauma and its influence on treatment of cartilage and meniscus pathology

Krutsch, Werner, Zellner, J., Baumann, F., Pfeifer, C., Nerlich, M. and Angele, P. (2017) Timing of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction within the first year after trauma and its influence on treatment of cartilage and meniscus pathology. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy 25 (2), pp. 418-425.

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Abstract

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ruptures are often associated with primary meniscal and cartilage lesions. Late reconstruction of ACL-deficient knees may increase the risk of developing secondary meniscal and cartilage lesions; hence, the timing of ACL repair is of the utmost importance. Because meniscus outcome is also a potential predictor for osteoarthritis (OA), this study compared ACL ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2017
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Unfallchirurgie
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10.1007/s00167-015-3830-2DOI
Keywords:ACL RECONSTRUCTION; OSTEOCHONDRAL LESIONS; CHONDRAL LESIONS; SOCCER PLAYERS; NORMAL KNEE; SURGERY; TEARS; TIME; OSTEOARTHRITIS; MENISCECTOMY; ACL rupture; ACL repair; Cartilage lesion; Meniscus repair; Osteoarthritis
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:38732
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