Search for dissertations about: "ortopedi traumatologi Kirurgi traumatology orthopaedics Surgery symptoms risk factors radiography osteoarthritis meniscectomy Epidemiology knee injury"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words ortopedi traumatologi Kirurgi traumatology orthopaedics Surgery symptoms risk factors radiography osteoarthritis meniscectomy Epidemiology knee injury.

  1. 1. Meniscal Tear - A Feature of Osteoarthritis

    Author : Martin Englund; Lund Ortopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; traumatologi; ortopedi; Kirurgi; traumatology; orthopaedics; Surgery; symptoms; risk factors; radiography; osteoarthritis; meniscectomy; Epidemiology; knee injury;

    Abstract : Meniscectomy is recognized as an important risk factor for the development of knee osteoarthritis (OA), a disease that traditionally has been considered as a simple "wear and tear" phenomenon. However, despite numerous reports, little evidence has been presented that a limited meniscal resection, compared with a more extensive resection, reduces the risk of OA by preserving meniscal function. READ MORE