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Latest Medial meniscus Stories

2009-07-12 10:58:38

More and more children are participating and getting hurt playing sports each year. A new study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Keystone, Colorado, (July 9-12) details the benefits and risks of repairing a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in young athletes under the age of 14.

2008-12-19 18:49:09

The University of Mississippi has lost point guard Chris Warren for the rest of the 2008-09 basketball season because of a two torn left knee ligaments. The 5-foot-10 inch sophomore from Orlando, Fla., suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a sprained medial meniscus ligament during the last play in Thursday night's 77-68 loss to ninth-ranked Louisville. During a layup, Warren, the Rebels' second-leading scorer, landed hard on the knee and had to be helped off the floor by training...

2006-03-10 18:19:07

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Damage to the meniscus -- a cartilage disk that cushions the knee joint -- increases the risk of cartilage loss in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, according to a report.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.