Discoid meniscus: an ultrastructural study with transmission electron microscopy.

@article{Atay2007DiscoidMA,
  title={Discoid meniscus: an ultrastructural study with transmission electron microscopy.},
  author={Ozgur Ahmet Atay and Murat Pekmezci and Mahmut Nedim Doral and Mustafa Fevzi Sargon and Mehmet Ayvaz and Darren Lee Johnson},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={
          475-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND The ultrastructure of the normal menisci has been thoroughly investigated and found to correlate with meniscal tears. Although discoid menisci are accepted to have the same composition as their normal counterparts, to our knowledge, no study in the literature has investigated this issue. PURPOSE To investigate the ultrastructure of the discoid menisci and compare it with nondiscoid menisci. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive laboratory study. METHODS Meniscal biopsies were taken from 12… CONTINUE READING
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