Are specific meniscal tears associated with articular cartilage changes?

C. Dynybil, J. Snel & C. Perka
Problem: To evaluate whether horizontal cleavage and complex meniscus tears are associated with an increase of specific matrix metalloproteinases and an increased incidence of cartilage damage, in comparison with patients having other patterns of meniscal injury. Methods: Data were collected prospectively[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]