Postarthroscopy osteonecrosis of the knee


Turker M., Cetik O., Cirpar M., Durusoy S. , Comert B.

KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, vol.23, no.1, pp.246-250, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00167-013-2450-y
  • Title of Journal : KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.246-250

Abstract

Spontaneous subchondral osteonecrosis of the knee joint confined to a localized area of one condyle can occur after arthroscopic procedures. Meniscal tears, arthroscopic meniscectomy, and radiofrequency chondroplasty are aetiological factors in the development of osteonecrosis. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the incidence of osteonecrosis increased when mechanical or radiofrequency chondroplasty was used in conjunction with arthroscopic meniscectomy.