Arthroscopic repair of the bucket-handle meniscus. 10 failures in 27 stable knees followed for 3 years.


In a total of 535 meniscal lesions diagnosed by arthroscopy, 54 patients had their meniscus sutured arthroscopically. 25 cases were excluded from the study due to concomitant ligamentous injury, while 2 were lost to follow-up, leaving 27 cases of arthroscopic repair of isolated bucket-handle meniscal tears for review. 8 cases had the repaired meniscus… (More)