• Patients with meniscal extrusion more likely to develop knee osteoarthritis

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Patients with knees that demonstrate meniscal extrusion are more likely to develop osteoarthritis over the long term, according to data published in Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism.
    “In recent years, the role of the meniscus in the development and progression of knee osteoarthritis has become more acknowledged, with meniscal pathology, including extrusion, being a common finding in knees with established OA,” Jan A. van der Voet, MD, of the department of radiology and nuclear medicine at Erasmus MC University Medical Center, in the Netherlands, and colleagues wrote. “To
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