TITLE

MENISCUS INJURIES IN THE KNEE

AUTHOR(S)
Marx, Robert
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;May2004, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p224
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on meniscus injuries in the knee. Function of cartilage; Common cause of meniscus injury; Mechanical symptoms of meniscus injuries in the knee; Initial steps for rehabilitation after arthroscopic surgery.
ACCESSION #
12704528

 

Related Articles

  • Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in middle-aged patients with mild or no knee osteoarthritis: a protocol for a double-blind, randomized sham-controlled multi-centre trial. Hare, Kristoffer B.; Lohmander, L. Stefan; Christensen, Robin; Roos, Ewa M. // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy has been shown to be of no benefit to patients with concomitant knee osteoarthritis, but the optimal treatment of a degenerative meniscus tear in patients with mild or no knee osteoarthritis is unknown. This article describes the rationale and...

  • Concomitant ligamentous and meniscal injuries in floating knee. Ya Liu; Jun Zhang; Shu Zhang; Rui Li; Xianhu Yue // International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine;2015, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1168 

    Background: To identify and characterize the concomitant ligamentous and meniscal injuries in floating knee. Methods: A total of 37 cases of floating knee were enrolled. Arthroscopic or open surgical examination of the knee, Lachman test, posterior drawer's test, and varus and valgus stress...

  • Complications In Brief: Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy. Kinsella, Stuart; Carey, James // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;May2013, Vol. 471 Issue 5, p1427 

    Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy can be complicated by excessive resection, damage to articular cartilage, neurovascular injury, persistent drainage from portals, and infection; the procedure can be rendered more difficult, and the outcome less certain, if the surgeon fails to recognize...

  • Biomechanical Consequences of a Tear of the Posterior Root of the Medial Meniscus. Allaire, Robert; Muriuki, Muturi; Gilbertson, Lars; Harner, Christopher D. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Sep2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 9, p1922 

    Background: Tears of the posterior root of the medial meniscus are becoming increasingly recognized. They can cause rapidly progressive arthritis, yet their biomechanical effects are not understood. The goal of this study was to determine the effects of posterior root tears of the medial...

  • RELIABILITY, VALIDITY, AND RESPONSIVENESS OF THE LYSHOLM KNEE SCORE AND TEGNER ACTIVITY SCALE FOR PATIENTS WITH MENISCAL INJURY OF THE KNEE. BRIGGS, KAREN K.; KOCHER, MININDER S.; RODKEY, WILLIAM G.; STEADMAN, J. RICHARD // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 4, p698 

    Background: A torn meniscus is one of the most common indications for knee surgery. The purpose of this study was to determine the psychometric properties of the Lysholm knee score and the Tegner activity scale when used for patients with a meniscal injury of the knee. Methods: Test-retest...

  • Recovery of Contractile Properties of the Knee-Extensor Muscles After Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy. Gapeyeva, Helena; Pääsuke, Mati; Ereline, Jaan; Vaher, Vallo; Pintsaar, Aivar; Eller, Aalo // Journal of Sport Rehabilitation;Nov2001, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p298 

    Examines the recovery of contractile properties of the knee-extensor muscles after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy in Tartu, Estonia. Determination of maximal isometric voluntary contraction; Assessment on the rate of force development and half-relaxation time; Development of preoperative...

  • Review: Physical diagnostic tests have low diagnostic accuracy for meniscal lesions of the knee. Shoor, Stanford // ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2002, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p113 

    Comments on a study which examined the accuracy of physical diagnostic tests for assessing meniscal lesions of the knee. Assessment of the diagnostic accuracy of physical diagnostic tests in patients with meniscal lesions of the knee; Test characteristics for diagnosing meniscal lesions of the...

  • Functional outcome following reconstruction in chronic multiple ligament deficient knees. Karataglis, D.; Bisbinas, I.; Green, M.; Learmonth, D. // Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy;Sep2006, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p843 

    Multiligament knee injuries are rare but potentially limb-threatening conditions. In this study we aim to evaluate the mid- and long-term functional outcome of patients who underwent arthroscopically assisted multiple ligament reconstruction for chronic multiple knee ligament deficiency....

  • McMurray test.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1416 

    A definition of the medical term "McMurray test" which refers to a test used to determine a torn meniscus of the knee is presented.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics