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After a meniscal repair of a torn discoid meniscus, is re-injury less likely than than the risk of tear before repair? [closed]

A discoid meniscus is said to have a greater chance of being torn. If torn and subsequently repaired would the chance of reinjury be less than prior to the tear. Would this depend greatly on age?
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Anatomy of Knee Locking That Heals in Weeks [closed]

I am trying to understand the anatomy of my injury. How it happened: I was cutting to the left in basketball. My right knee popped 3 times and I felt sharp pain. Immediately after the injury I couldn'...
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Is glucosamine sulfate effective treatment for meniscus injury?

I hurt my knee by doing squats. The pain persisted for a long time (3 months). When I went to my doctor, he saw my x-rays which indicated that everything was normal, but he suspected a meniscus tear. ...
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What is the right medical procedure to correct Meniscus problems?

After an MRI scan, I have got the results dictating that I have a crack in the longitudinal of posterior Meniscus... I still did not meet the doctor to actually tell me what to do about it, but I was ...