Out of the 70 cases in this study, 28 patients (40%) had medial meniscus
and 27 patients (38.
The medial meniscus
of the human knee is important for load distribution to the articular cartilage and surrounding soft tissues.
injuries may be isolated but very often associates and other internal injuries of the knee - ligament injuries (collateral ligament, cruciate ligaments), cartilage, encapsulation, etc.
sup] Discoid lateral meniscus
is more common, with a prevalence ranging from 0.
All five patients had an intact meniscus
12 months after implantation.
I knew instantly something was really wrong, especially as back in 2010 I'd suffered a tear to the side of my meniscus
- the cartilage 'cushion' in my knee.
Older people are more likely to have degenerative meniscus
I have a small re-tear in the back side of the meniscus
, a different place from previous, but that's what's causing the symptoms I guess.
7 years, while the average age of the patients with a damaged meniscus
or menisci was 27 years.
Aspetar's chief of surgery clarified that the allograft transplantation is the last option that surgeons would resort to in case of any meniscus
tear or damage.
M2 PHARMA-March 9, 2016-Advanced Orthopaedics Performs Virginia's First Meniscus
Replacement with NUsurface Implant
I am frequently asked questions about meniscus
problems in the knee.
Now, new research reveals underlying biomechanics that may be involved in meniscus
fibrocartilage function as well as dysfunction and could guide novel treatments for some of the most debilitating and costly orthopedic problems in the United States, including meniscus
tears and age-related joint degeneration.
4] reported five cases of spontaneous recurrent hemarthrosis of the knee in which a degenerative flap tear of the posterior horn of lateral meniscus
was revealed with arthroscopic examination.
The 23-year-old Belgium goalkeeper tore the meniscus
of his right knee in training and is likely to be out until December.