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Altered knee laxity pattern as a predisposing factor to injury of the medial meniscus

Authors
Journal
Clinical Biomechanics
0268-0033
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
3
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/0268-0033(88)90122-2
Keywords
  • Knee Laxity
  • Injury Of The Medial Meniscus
  • Stress Radiography

Abstract

Abstract Knee laxity was assessed by stress radiography in both knees in 17 patients with unilateral medial meniscectomy and 14 subjects with no history of knee trauma. The antero-posterior laxity in the medial and lateral knee joint chamber were measured separately. We found a relatively greater increase in laxity in the medial chamber of both knees in the meniscecto mized patients compared to the control group.

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