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Table 4 The causes of subsequent re-operation of medial and lateral meniscus

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

  MM (n = 86) LM (n = 62) p value
Subsequent meniscal re-operation (n, %) 22 (25.6) 10 (16.1) 0.025
 Re-tears 9 7  
 Same type and location to previous tears 0 3  
 Different type or location to previous tears 9 4  
 Failed healing 13 3  
  1. MM medial meniscus, LM lateral meniscus