Arthroscopic meniscus allograft transplantation in male professional soccer players: a 36-month follow-up study.

@article{Marcacci2014ArthroscopicMA,
  title={Arthroscopic meniscus allograft transplantation in male professional soccer players: a 36-month follow-up study.},
  author={Maurilio Marcacci and Giulio Maria Marcheggiani Muccioli and Alberto Grassi and Margherita Ricci and Kyriakos Tsapralis and Gianni Nanni and Tommaso Bonanzinga and Stefano Zaffagnini},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={382-8}
}
BACKGROUND Meniscus allograft transplantation (MAT) is an option for symptomatic patients who have undergone subtotal meniscectomy and can potentially result in pain relief and increased function. HYPOTHESIS Professional soccer players would benefit from arthroscopic MAT in terms of pain, knee function, and return to play at 36-month follow-up. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS Twelve male patients who had undergone MAT (6 medial, 6 lateral) were prospectively… CONTINUE READING

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