Meniscal Repair Techniques

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The menisci play a vital role in knee joint stability, load distribution, and lubrication, protecting the joint surfaces from degenerative change. Meniscal repair protects the joint from increased loading and…

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Meniscus Injuries

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Meniscal injury potentiates a sequence of events that leads to degenerative changes and early osteoarthritis. It is therefore imperative to preserve the meniscus whenever possible. Given the expanding indications for…

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Meniscal Allograft Transplants

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Meniscus allograft transplantation is an established surgical treatment indicated in symptomatic meniscus-deficient patients with minimal to no arthritis. Treatment decision making should be individualized after a thorough history and physical…

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Meniscus Repair and Regeneration

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Meniscus injuries are among the most common athletic injuries and result in functional impairment in the knee. Repair is crucial for pain relief and prevention of degenerative joint diseases like…

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Ramp Lesions

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Meniscal ramp lesions occur much more frequently than was previously considered, and particularly so in ACL-injured knees. The historically high rate of missed diagnoses is a result of unfamiliarity with…

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