Osteoarthritis Risk Not Reduced by Surgery for ACL and Meniscus Tears

ScienceDaily (2010-06-29)—If you suffer a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) or meniscal cartilage injury in your knee and have it repaired surgically, the surgery will not reduce your risk of developing osteoarthritis, according to the results of a study in the journal Radiology. In fact, patients with ACL and meniscus tears are at greater risk for getting osteoarthritis. Read more

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