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Comment on: ‘Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction performed within 12 months of the index injury is associated with a lower rate of medial meniscus tears’ by Mok et al.

  • B. Oole
  • D. E. Meuffels
  • E. H. G. Oei
  • J. Runhaar
Letter to the Editor

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© European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy (ESSKA) 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Oole
    • 1
  • D. E. Meuffels
    • 2
  • E. H. G. Oei
    • 3
  • J. Runhaar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General PracticeErasmus MC University Medical Center RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryErasmus MC University Medical Center RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineErasmus MC University Medical Center RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands

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