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Surgery Benefits Older Patients With Meniscus Tear More Than Observation

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Surgery Benefits Older Patients With Meniscus Tear More Than Observation

Surgery Benefits Older Patients With Meniscus Tear More Than Observation

Meniscal root tears, often seen in young athletes, also commonly strike older people with degenerative knee problems. Stanford Medical researchers have recently discovered an arthroscopic surgical technique to help repair these injuries in older adults.

According to the research, surgical repair enables patients to avoid the need for more complicated surgeries later.

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