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Synonyms for meniscus

(anatomy) a disk of cartilage that serves as a cushion between the ends of bones that meet at a joint

(optics) a lens that is concave on one side and convex on the other

(physics) the curved upper surface of a nonturbulent liquid in a vertical tube

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Meniscal disease refers to degenerative changes in the menisci of the knee joints caused by trauma, repeated microtrauma, or aging.
Request TOC of this Report- Meniscus repair systems is a device intended for use in meniscal repairs and meniscal allograft transplant procedures such as insertion, anchoring or suturing the allograft to the meniscal rim during transplant procedures.
Treatment for meniscal tears depends on the size and location of the tear.
Overall, patients with AKOA were about seven times more likely than were patients with KOA to have destabilizing meniscal tears in two or more areas at the time of the index visit (42% vs.
19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Physical therapy (PT) is non-inferior to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) for patients with nonobstructive meniscal tears, according to a study published in the Oct.
Initial postoperative administration after meniscal remodeling should not be intense.
Two experienced musculoskeletal radiologists were blinded to assess all MRI findings, including bursae around the knee, bone marrow edema (BME), meniscal signal changes, and articular cartilage and ligament damage.
Mechanism 1--a solid foot plant with rotation of the knee had a high percentage of associated medial meniscal (77%) and lateral meniscal injuries (54%).
Improved ability to adequately identify and treat meniscal root injury has resulted from increased understanding of the importance of the meniscal root in the last decade.
The development of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine techniques has provided new hope for the treatment of meniscal defects [9].
As well, unintended consequences of delayed surgical treatment of ACL deficiency include chondral degeneration, subsequent meniscal lesions, and early onset of osteoarthritis (OA) [6-8].
[1] There are some classification methods for knee OA, which are qualitative like Kellgren-Lawrence (KL), [2] semi-quantitative like whole-organ magnetic resonance imaging score (WORMS), [3] and quantitative like joint space width (JSW), cartilage thickness, and meniscal thickness in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Meniscus injuries and meniscal tears are more prevalent among active children who participate in sports, and their frequency increases during adolescence (3,6).
Managing atraumatic meniscal tears in middle-aged patients