Extracorporeal shock wave therapy in chronic Achilles tendinopathy

Translated title of the contribution: Treatment of meniscal pathology

Martin Wyman Rathcke, Martin Lind, Morten Ilum Boesen, Nis Nissen, Anders Ploug Boesen, Bjarne Mygind-Klavsen, Per Hölmich

Abstract

The menisci play a major role in knee function regarding joint movement, stability, load distribution and load transmission. Injuries to the menisci cause pain, and meniscal tears are a common reason for patient referral. In Denmark, partial meniscectomy increased significantly until 2010, and several studies have questioned the long-term effect of meniscectomy as an overall procedure. A Danish national clinical guideline on knee meniscal pathology was published in May 2016, and this article is a short summary of updated knowledge on meniscal pathology and relevant conclusions from the guideline.

Translated title of the contributionTreatment of meniscal pathology
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Volume179
Issue number38
ISSN0041-5782
Publication statusPublished - 18 Sept 2017

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