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[Comment] Potential harms of isolated arthroscopic partial meniscectomy

Meniscal tears are common in middle-aged and older adults,1 and most patients with osteoarthritis have concomitant meniscal tears. When a meniscal tear is judged to be a source of symptoms, arthroscopic partial meniscectomy is often done to remove the damaged meniscal tissue. This procedure is the most common orthopaedic surgery in countries with available data.2