Meniscal surgery may increase risk of osteoarthritis, cartilage loss

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Meniscal surgery may increase risk of osteoarthritis, cartilage loss
Meniscal surgery may increase risk of osteoarthritis, cartilage loss
A popular surgery to repair meniscal tears may increase the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients, according to research presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. The findings show that the decision for surgery requires careful consideration in order to avoid accelerated disease onset, researchers said.
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