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The Role of Meniscal Tears in Spontaneous Osteonecrosis of the Knee

2017 AJSM

Osteonecrosis of the knee is a debilitating disease that can progress to end-stage osteoarthritis. Spontaneous osteonecrosis of the knee (SONK or SPONK) is 1 of 3 categories that are used to substratify osteonecrosis, the other 2 being secondary and postarthroscopic. SONK has been described as a focal, superficial […]

The Role of Meniscal Tears in Spontaneous Osteonecrosis of the Knee

Current Concepts Review: Meniscal Repair

The meniscus was once considered a functionless remnant of muscle that should be removed in its entirety at any sign of abnormality. Its role in load distribution, knee stability, and arthritis prevention has since been well established. The medial and lateral menisci are now considered vital structures in the […]

Current Concepts Review: Meniscal Repair
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