Qualitative and quantitative anatomic analysis of the posterior root attachments of the medial and lateral menisci.

@article{Johannsen2012QualitativeAQ,
  title={Qualitative and quantitative anatomic analysis of the posterior root attachments of the medial and lateral menisci.},
  author={Adam M Johannsen and David Marc Civitarese and Jeffrey Ryan Padalecki and Mary T. Goldsmith and Coen Abel Wijdicks and Robert F Laprade},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={2342-7}
}
BACKGROUND The clinical importance of the meniscal posterior root attachments has been recently reported by both biomechanical and clinical studies. Although several studies have been performed to evaluate surgical techniques, there have been few studies on the quantitative arthroscopically pertinent anatomy of the posterior meniscal root attachments. HYPOTHESIS The posterior root attachments of the medial and lateral menisci are consistent among specimens, and repeatable quantitative… CONTINUE READING