March 15th, 2010

Strides Seen in Orthopedic Surgery for Kids

By Kelley Luckstein

Repairing a torn knee meniscus at the same time as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is safe and effective in children, a new study finds…

 

"We have a wealth of information regarding adults who have a meniscus tear repaired at the time of ACL reconstruction, but there was very little data regarding the pediatric population," Dr. Aaron Krych, chief resident in the orthopedic surgery department at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., said in a news release.

 

HealthDay, by Robert Preidt, 3/14/2010

 

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Tags: Dr. Aaron Krych, kids, orthopedic surgery, Orthopedics

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