Pop Goes the Tendon

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Pop Goes the Tendon

Gretchen Reynolds discusses advances in surgical procedures for common knee injuries including damage to the ACL, PCL, and menisci.

GRETCHEN REYNOLDS – The New York Times

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Gretchen Reynolds of The New York Times discusses advances in surgical procedures for common knee injuries including damage to the ACL, PCL, and menisci.  The article cites Dr. Frank Noyes of Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center and Dr. Kevin Stone, a San Francisco orthopedic surgeon, who discuss prevention techniques as well as treatment options for ACL, PCL, and meniscus tears.  The article states that removal of damaged tendons, ligaments, and cartilage is no longer the only option.  New procedures enable orthopedic surgeons to patch up or transplant these important tissues.

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Published: October 29, 2006

The New York Times

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