Q&A on Meniscus Tears

Dr. Andrew Cosgarea, Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, explains how arthritis contributes to an injured meniscus, how common meniscus tears are in older adults, and an update on the latest treatments for meniscus injuries.  

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Questions Asked:

1. Can arthritis contribute to an injured meniscus? (0:05)

2. How common are meniscus tears in older adults? (1:03)

3. Is there any new research being done to help treat meniscus injuries? (1:34)

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Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Andrew Cosgarea, MD

Andrew Cosgarea, MD

Background Dr. Andrew Cosgarea is a professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include sports injuries, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, elbow UCL reconstruction, knee ...