Repairs by trephination and suturing of longitudinal injuries in the avascular area of the meniscus in goats.

@article{Zhang1995RepairsBT,
  title={Repairs by trephination and suturing of longitudinal injuries in the avascular area of the meniscus in goats.},
  author={Z Zhang and Jacob A. Arnold and Trevor Williams and Betty McCann},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={35-41}
}
Trephination may encourage healing of a tear in the avascular area of the meniscus, but healing may not be complete in unstable tears. We studied trephination with suture of longitudinal injuries in the avascular area of the medial meniscus in 20 goats; samples were studied at 3, 8, and 25 weeks. All 20 tears treated by trephination and suture were… CONTINUE READING