Outcome after partial medial meniscus substitution with the collagen meniscal implant at a minimum of 10 years' follow-up.

@article{Monllau2011OutcomeAP,
  title={Outcome after partial medial meniscus substitution with the collagen meniscal implant at a minimum of 10 years' follow-up.},
  author={Juan Carlos Monllau and Pablo Eduardo Gelber and F Abat and Xavier Pelfort and Rosa Abad and Pedro Hinarejos and Marc Tey},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={933-43}
}
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical outcome of a collagen meniscus graft implanted in an injured medial meniscus after a minimum of 10 years' follow-up. METHODS Twenty-five patients underwent arthroscopic implantation of the collagen meniscus device. They had either persistent compartmental joint line pain due to a previous medial meniscus resection (5 cases) or a large irreparable meniscus tear at arthroscopy (20 cases). Implant failure was defined as infection due to… CONTINUE READING