Our company was founded on the idea that preservation of the meniscus
was a large and growing treatment trend and the CMI offers physicians the ability to treat patients with previously irreparable meniscus
injuries," said Bob Pangia, Chairman and CEO of Ivy Sports Medicine.
The system enables the placement of a circumferential compression stitch around the meniscus
, providing uniform compression during healing and allowing orthopedic surgeons to treat complex injuries.
A statement from Chelsea read: "Thibaut Courtois underwent surgery yesterday (Thursday) on an avulsion of the posterior corner and medial part of the internal meniscus
of his right knee.
We currently understand that the meniscus
is critical to normal knee kinematics and load distribution, with our surgical focus now centered on meniscal repair and preservation whenever possible.
tear can mostly be diagnosed during anamnesis of the patient.
The president suffers from a meniscus
problem in his left knee and he has been advised by his doctor to avoid walking and standing," Nicos Christodoulides said.
Farina tore her ACL and meniscus
in her right knee during her freshman basketball season, necessitating surgery the following October.
Generally, congenital anomalies affect the lateral meniscus
, most commonly a discoid meniscus
, although discoid medial menisci can occur much less frequently.
In the study, half of 351 participants aged over 45 suffering with meniscus
tears or osteoarthritis were randomly selected to undergo knee arthroscopy with the other half getting several weeks of physical therapy.
is one of the crescent-shaped cartilage discs that cushion the knee.
Scheduled to screen at the SDAFF's main venue, the UltraStar Mission Valley Theater, Meniscus
will co-present “CHIPS,” a film by Yoshihiro Nakamura that was filmed in Sendai, at the heart of the Tohoku region in Japan, mere months after the 2011 earthquake.
Unfortunately, a damaged meniscus
is unable to undergo normal healing because of poor circulation.
The world's first dedicated meniscus
transplant center opened in late November at The Stone Clinic in San Francisco, CA.
Since the late 1980's, transplantation of the meniscus
has been performed infrequently and usually only in healthy young knees.
Meniscectomy is most commonly performed for knee meniscus
injury resulting from traffic accidents or sports injuries.