meniscus


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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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A City statement read: "Aymeric Laporte has undergone surgery on his knee after damaging his cartilage and lateral meniscus during Saturday's win over Brighton.
[USPRwire, Mon Aug 26 2019] 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.
[ClickPress, Tue Aug 27 2019] 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.
The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone).
"Luis Suarez has a medial meniscus injury in his right knee and has been operated on by Dr.Cugat, undergoing arthroscopic surgery under the supervision of the Club's medical staff.
'Luis Suarez has a medial meniscus injury in his right knee and has been operated on by Dr (Ramon) Cugat, undergoing arthroscopic surgery under the supervision of the club's medical staff,' a club statement https://www.fcbarcelona.com/en/football/first-team/news/1213576/luis-suarez-out-for-4-6-weeks# read.
The meniscus is a piece of cartilage in the knee that cushions and stabilises the joint and protects the bones from wear and tear.
Using the MR images, the meniscuses were classified as normal, Grade I, Grade II, or Grade III in accordance with the meniscus rupture classification of Stoller et al.
Meniscus tears are a common occurrence in professional athletes, people who engage in daily sport activities, the ageing population and people predisposed to cartilage problems.
Currently placed 37th at ATP World Rankings, Tsonga has not played any match since he withdrew in the semi-finals of the Montpellier tournament early in February, before choosing to have an operation on his left knee meniscus. French Open, the second Grand Slam tournament of the calendar, will have its main draw slated from May 27 until June 10.
For less invasive procedures to become viable to patch up the meniscus, the cells in and around the area must be encouraged to repair themselves.
Current data do support the conclusion that healed meniscal root repairs restore meniscal continuity and restore the ability of the meniscus to generate hoop stresses as a means of resisting axial loads.
The meniscus is a fibrocartilaginous structure that rests in the joint space between the femoral condyle and tibial plateau cartilage [1] and ensures normal knee joint function [2].
However, the inconsistency of the condensation coefficient has not been fully resolved yet, because the analysis may leave behind unevaluated parameters, such as the meniscus.