Meniscus structure of joint

Known as: Articular disc, joint meniscus, Meniscus 
A crescent-shaped wedge of cartilaginous material that serves as a cushion in the knee, between the tuberosities of the femur and the tibia. There… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
The members of the Tear Film Subcommittee reviewed the role of the tear film in dry eye disease (DED). The Subcommittee reviewed… (More)
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2011
Review
2011
Extensive scientific investigations in recent decades have established the anatomical, biomechanical, and functional importance… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Meniscus injury is a frequently encountered clinical orthopedic issue and is epidemiologically correlated to osteoarthritis. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Tears of the posterior root of the medial meniscus are becoming increasingly recognized. They can cause rapidly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To evaluate anterior cruciate ligament transection (ACLT) and destabilization of the medial meniscus (DMM) surgical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To explore the relative contribution of hyaline cartilage morphologic features and the meniscus to the radiographic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The degree of cartilage changes by arthroscopic and radiologic examination was evaluated in a retrospective, cross-sectional… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
The menisci serve several important biomechanical functions in the knee. They distribute stresses over a broad area of articular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The normal vascular anatomy of the menisci was investigated in five dogs by histology and tissue-clearing (Spalteholz) techniques… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The microvascular anatomy of the medial and lateral menisci of the human knee was investigated in 20 cadaver specimens by… (More)
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