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Clinical Faceoff

The Role of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in the Treatment of Meniscal Tears

Levy, Bruce A., MD; Sihvonen, Raine, MD; Marx, Robert G., MD

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®: July 2018 - Volume 476 - Issue 7 - p 1393–1395
doi: 10.1097/01.blo.0000533615.20926.05

B. A. Levy, Professor, Department Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

R. Sihvonen, Assistant Head Surgeon, University of Tampere, Hatanpää Hospital, Tampere, Finland

R. G. Marx, Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery; Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Professor of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

Bruce A. Levy MD, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN, USA, Email:

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Received January 19, 2018

Accepted April 03, 2018

© 2018 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins LWW
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