A transplant procedure when a meniscus is taken ('harvested') from a cadaver donor and inserted into living recipient, where it replaces their own meniscus.

Meniscal transplantation
meniscal transplant

Issues of Meniscal Transplant

The meniscus of the knee has undergone a great change in fortune in the last 20 years.

Before its critical importance in contributing towards shock absorption and knee stability was fully understood, surgeons were pretty 'gung-...

Image of Knee Meniscus (Cartilage) Tears: Everything You Need to Know to Make the Right Treatment Decision

This e-book is from two knee experts, written in a style for everyone to be able to understand the key issues and well illustrated in full colour.

Ian McDermott FRCS explains the current options for managing a meniscus tear.

Meniscus replacement

Replacing damaged meniscus tissue with a graft or a scaffold.

Who's Who in meniscal transplantation?

A list compiled by the Editor for the benefit of readers of knee surgeons with a special interest in meniscal transplantation.