A prospective outcomes study of meniscal allograft transplantation.

  title={A prospective outcomes study of meniscal allograft transplantation.},
  author={Robert F Laprade and Nicholas J Wills and Stanislav I. Spiridonov and Scott G Perkinson},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={38 9},
BACKGROUND Symptomatic early-onset chondromalacia often develops after a meniscectomy in the affected knee compartment. The role of meniscal transplantation in reducing pain and improving function in patients with prior ipsilateral meniscectomy is still being defined. HYPOTHESIS Patients with symptomatic early-onset chondromalacia of the knee after ipsilateral meniscectomy will have improved clinical outcomes after meniscal transplantation. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of evidence, 4… CONTINUE READING