Meniscal allografts.

  title={Meniscal allografts.},
  author={Mark G. Siegel and Craig S. Roberts},
  journal={Clinics in sports medicine},
  volume={12 1},
Loss of the meniscus has been proved to be associated with increased joint pressures, mechanical changes, and ultimately hyaline cartilage degradation. Since the first arthritic changes following meniscectomy were appreciated, attempts have been made to alter and reverse the joint deterioration that occurs after removal of the knee fibrocartilage. Replacement of the fibrocartilage with either a prosthetic or biologic implant appears to be the only method of restoring normal joint anatomy. By… CONTINUE READING