Meniscal injury: II. Management.

@article{Greis2002MeniscalII,
  title={Meniscal injury: II. Management.},
  author={Patrick E. Greis and Michael C Holmstrom and Davide D. Bardana and Robert T. Burks},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  year={2002},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={177-87}
}
Meniscal repair is a viable alternative to resection in many clinical situations. Repair techniques traditionally have utilized a variety of suture methods, including inside-out and outside-in techniques. Bioabsorbable implants permit all-inside arthroscopic repairs. The success of meniscal repair depends on appropriate meniscal bed preparation and surgical technique and is also influenced by biologic factors such as tear rim width and associated ligamentous injury. Successful repair in >80% of… CONTINUE READING

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