Midterm outcomes after meniscal allograft transplantation: comparison of cases with extrusion versus without extrusion.

@article{Lee2010MidtermOA,
  title={Midterm outcomes after meniscal allograft transplantation: comparison of cases with extrusion versus without extrusion.},
  author={Dae-Hee Lee and Sang-Beom Kim and Tae-Ho Kim and Eun-Jong Cha and Seong-Il Bin},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={247-54}
}
BACKGROUND Although graft extrusion is of concern after meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT), the correlation between extrusion and clinicoradiological outcomes remains unclear. Hypothesis Patients with graft extrusion after MAT have worse clinical outcomes and greater arthritic change than those without graft extrusion. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study; Level of evidence, 3. METHODS Forty-three patients underwent MAT between 1999 and 2004. Grafts were classified as either nonextruded (<3 mm… CONTINUE READING

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