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Table 2 Second-look arthroscopic results after management of meniscal tear accompanying anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

From: High incidence of subsequent re-operation following treatments for medial meniscus tears combined with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: second-look arthroscopic study

  Total MM tears LM tears p value
Meniscus repair 94 60 34 0.260
 Healed (n, %) 78 (83.0) 47 (78.3) 31 (91.2)  
 Partially healed (n, %) 1 (1.1) 1 (1.7) 0  
 Failed (n, %) 15 (15.9) 12 (20.0) 3 (8.8)  
Left in situ 17 7 10 0.611
 Healed (n, %) 11 (64.7) 4 (57.1) 7 (70.0)  
 Partially healed (n, %) 3 (17.6) 2 (28.6) 1 (10.0)  
 Failed (n, %) 3 (17.6) 1 (14.3) 2 (20.0)  
Partial meniscectomy 37 19 18 0.630
 No re-tear (n, %) 34 (91.9) 19 (100.0) 15 (83.3)  
 With re-tear (n, %) 3 (8.1) 0 3 (16.7)  
  1. MM medial meniscus, LM lateral meniscus