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JOURNAL CLUB: MENISCAL TESTS

Journal Club Episode 2

Presenter: Dr. Adam Manis – UofT Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellow
Date: October 21, 2014
Special Guest:  Dr. Duong Nguyen (Orthopedic Surgeon, Adjunct Clinical Professor at McMaster University) http://www.nguyensportsmed.com/

Podcast:
PrePodcast Quiz:

1.  What is a positive McMurray test?
2.  Which is more commonly torn: The lateral or medial meniscus?
3.  Which is a more sensitive test:  Thessaly or McMurray?

Part 1:MeniscalTestPart1remake.mp3

Part 2:MeniscalTestPart2.mp3

Articles Reviewed:

1.   Konan S1, Rayan F, Haddad FS.  Do physical diagnostic tests accurately detect meniscal tears?  Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2009 Jul;17(7):806-11

2.  Meserve BB1, Cleland JA, Boucher TR.  A meta-analysis examining clinical test utilities for assessing meniscal injury.  Clin Rehabil. 2008 Feb;22(2):143-61