Rick Wright, MD, the author of this blog, is a sports medicine physician at Washington University Orthopedics in St. Louis and the head team physician for the St. Louis Blues. He specializes in the treatment of sports-related injuries, and has special interests in knee ACL and revision ACL injuries, meniscus injuries, articular cartilage injuries of the knee, shoulder instability, rotator cuff disease, and total knee replacements. Your comments and feedback are encouraged.
Monday, March 26, 2018
Meniscus Repair For Root Tears Is Most Economical
A cost effectiveness study of meniscus repair, meniscectomy, or nonoperative management for a meniscus root tear in a 55 year old person without arthritis showed repair with the lowest longitudinal costs. This approach decreased knee replacement needs long term. Read details HERE