Sports & Orthopaedic Journal Club
The University of Delaware Physical Therapy Department sponsors a Journal Club for the sports medicine community including local physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, researchers and biomechanists on the third monday of every month. The purpose of the Journal Club is to critically review the current literature on topics of particular interest to the Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Community. Examples of previous topics include ergogenic aides, concussions, and stress fractures. 
Date Link To Articles
Dec 15, 2003
Meniscal Injury and Repair

Shelbourne DK; & Carr DR.  Meniscal Repair Compared with Meniscectomy for Bucket-Handle Medial Meniscal Tears in Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Reconstructed Knees. Am J Sports Med 2003 31: 718-723.

Mintzer CM.; Richmond JC; Taylor J.  Meniscal Repair in the Young Athlete.
Am J Sports Med 1998 26: 630-633.  

Kurosaka M ; Yoshiya S ; Kuroda R ; Matsui N; Yamamoto T ; Tanaka J.  Repeat tears of repaired menisci after artroscopic confirmation of healing J Bone Joint Surg (Br) 2002;84-B:34-7.  

Shelbourne KD; Rask BP.  The sequelae of salvaged nondegenerative peripheral vertical medial meniscus tears with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, Arthroscorpy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Vol 17. No 3 (March).  2001:  pp270-274.

Spindler KP; McCarty EC; Warren TA; Devin C; Connor JT.  Prospective Comparison of Arthroscopic Medial Meniscal Repair Technique: Inside-Out Suture Versus Entirely Arthroscopic Arrows .  Am J Sports Med 2003 31: 929-934.

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For more information, or if you are interested in joining, call Tara Manal MPT,OCS Clinic Director at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic, 831-8893 or e-mail