Prognostic factors for partial meniscectomy

Can we predict the outcomes?

Studies into predictive factors influencing clinical outcomes post-arthroscopic partial menisectomy (APM) were explored. A number of variables were appraised for their influence, however only 3 showed moderate evidence. The presentation of radiographic OA, long-term duration of symptoms (>1 year) and resection of >50% of meniscus were associated with worse clinical outcomes. 


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