Authors:

Robert F. LaPrade, M.D., Ph.D., Nicholas N. DePhillipo, M.S., A.T.C., O.T.C., and Christopher M. Larson, M.D.

Abstract:

The importance of treating meniscal root tears has been increasingly recognized, and surgeons have to make conscious decisions routinely regarding repair for select patients. The clinical and patient demographic differences between medial and lateral meniscal root tears are important and ultimately leave us wondering whether outcome differences are due to unique anatomic factors or the patient population sustaining these injuries.

Read full article:  Editorial Commentary: Comparing Medial and Lateral Meniscal Root Tears Is Like Comparing Apples and Oranges