Meniscal repair with the newest fixators: which are best?

@article{Bava2012MeniscalRW,
  title={Meniscal repair with the newest fixators: which are best?},
  author={Eric D Bava and F. Alan Barber},
  journal={Clinics in sports medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={49-63}
}
The meniscus serves several key functions in the human knee. These include contributing to the mechanics of joint lubrication, stability, congruence, and proprioception as well as dispersing the loads across the articular cartilage surfaces. The meniscus is especially important for an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)-deficient knee because it serves as a secondary restraint to anterior tibial translation and protects the knee from arthritic change. The knee undergoes a natural progression of… CONTINUE READING

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