A half million U.S. surgeries on knee cartilage may be unnecessary

December 30, 2013 8:35 AM

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A half million U.S. surgeries on knee cartilage may be unnecessary

Dec. 30, 2013 at 1:56 AM   |   0 comments

Adjunct Professor Teppo Jarvinen of the University of Helsinki and the Helsinki University Central Hospital and Raine Sihvonen of Hatanpaa Hospital in Tampere said the most common diagnosis of the knee that requires treatment is a tear in the meniscus -- the shock-absorbing cartilage of the knee. Mo...

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