Arthroscopic collagen meniscus implant results at 6 to 8 years follow up

@article{Zaffagnini2006ArthroscopicCM,
  title={Arthroscopic collagen meniscus implant results at 6 to 8 years follow up},
  author={Stefano Zaffagnini and Giovanni Giordano and Alberto Vascellari and Danilo Bruni and Maria Pia Neri and Francesco Iacono and Elizaveta Kon and Mirco Lo Presti and Maurilio Marcacci},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={175-183}
}
Meniscal substitution is a fundamental procedure to prevent osteoarthritis of the knee after massive meniscectomy. Stone, Steadman and Rodkey have developed a bioreadsorbable collagen matrix (CMI) which acts as a scaffold to restore the original medial meniscal. The objective of this study was to prospectively evaluate the results of CMI implantation at a follow up from a minimum of 6 to a maximum of 8 years. Eight patients (mean age 25) were evaluated at a final observation point from 6 to 8… CONTINUE READING

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