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Lateral Meniscal Allograft Transplantation: The Bone Trough Technique.

ABSTRACT: The lateral meniscus plays a critical role in the stability and health of the knee. Treating patients who have undergone a total lateral meniscectomy or functional equivalent is challenging, especially young and active patients. Current literature regarding meniscal tears supports that repair should be the first surgical option. Moreover, it is recommended to preserve as much meniscal tissue as possible. In cases in which a total or functional meniscectomy is a pre-existing condition, a lateral meniscal allograft transplantation is a possible option. The purpose of this surgical technique description was to detail the method of lateral meniscal allograft transplantation using a bone trough.


PROVIDER: S-EPMC4947965 | BioStudies | 2016-01-01T00:00:00Z

REPOSITORIES: biostudies

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