Outcome of meniscus surgery at University Malaya Medical Centre

Vinayaga, P.; Amalourde, A.; Tay, Y.G; Chan, K.Y. (2001) Outcome of meniscus surgery at University Malaya Medical Centre. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 56. pp. 18-23. ISSN 0300-5283

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Abstract

Between January 1994 to December 1998, 133 patients had a meniscal surgery at University Malaya Medical Centre. Fifty-four patients were assessed and scored with the Lysholm and Tegner scoring system. Twenty-nine patients had partial meniscectomies and 25 had meniscus repair. The outcome was successful in 80% with meniscal repair and 51.7% with partial meniscectomy. The outcome of meniscal repair in this study is comparable to other reported series. However, the failure rate for partial meniscectomy was high.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Medical Journal of Malaysia
Additional Information: University Malaya Medical Centre. Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Meniscus Surgery; Partial Meniscectomy
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2011 15:22
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2011 15:22
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2053

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