Meniscus allograft transplantation using posterior peripheral suture technique: a preliminary follow-up study.

@article{Fukushima2004MeniscusAT,
  title={Meniscus allograft transplantation using posterior peripheral suture technique: a preliminary follow-up study.},
  author={Kazumasa Fukushima and Nobuo Adachi and Joon Yung Lee and Vladimir Martinek and Mark Urquhart and Junnosuke Ryu and F. Fu},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={235-41}
}
The aim of this study was to describe the indication, planning, technique, rehabilitation, and clinical results after cryopreserved allograft meniscus transplantation. Forty consecutive patients, 33 men and 7 women (mean, 37.3 years of age), were evaluated at 1-year follow-up post surgery. Symptoms, patient satisfaction, ROM (range of motion), surgical time, blood loss, and surgical history were evaluated. Thirty-eight (95%) patients had previous total or partial meniscectomy (mean, 11.4 years… CONTINUE READING