Outcome of meniscus surgery at University Malaya Medical Centre

Vinayaga, P. and Amalourde, A. and Tay, Y.G and Chan, K.Y. (2001) Outcome of meniscus surgery at University Malaya Medical Centre. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 56 (C). 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
Additional Information: University Malaya Medical Centre. Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Meniscus Surgery; Partial Meniscectomy
Subjects: R Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2011 07:22
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2019 04:33
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2053

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