The current state of meniscal allograft transplantation and replacement.

@article{Peters2003TheCS,
  title={The current state of meniscal allograft transplantation and replacement.},
  author={Gabriela Peters and Carl Joachim Wirth},
  journal={The Knee},
  year={2003},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          19-31
        }
}
This review details current efforts to transplant or to replace a meniscus. Different substitutes for meniscal transplantation or replacement have been used with varying experimental and clinical success. Meniscal transplantation emerges as a useful option for selected patients with a stable knee and appropriate alignment. Some long-term studies of meniscal transplantation prove that cartilage protection is possible. Clear convincing evidence that meniscal transplantation or replacement… CONTINUE READING

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