Meniscal repair. An arthroscopic technique.

  title={Meniscal repair. An arthroscopic technique.},
  author={F. Alan Barber and Roger G. Stone},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={67 1},
Repair of a longitudinal peripheral meniscal tear permits salvage of this structure in a high percentage of cases. In previous reports an arthrotomy was used to accomplish this repair; in this paper an arthroscopic technique is presented. The potential risks are significant and include damage to the peroneal nerve and popliteal vascular structures, failure of meniscal healing and the usual complications of arthroscopy. The procedure is recommended only for the advanced arthroscopist who is… CONTINUE READING