A transplant of a meniscus from one person to another.

The meniscus is the shock absorber of the knee, and if it is totally removed there is a very high probability of ending up with knee arthritis. A transplant is an option that is offered in some centres.

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Issues of Meniscal Transplant

Discussing the differences between the two menisci and how this affects the transplant decision.

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.



Feel free to download this eBook on Managing Meniscal Injuries which explains which tears can be repaired and which can not. It follows on from another eBook in the series - Knee Meniscus Injury. Managing Meniscal Injuries explains the rehabilitation, meniscal repair, meniscal trimming, scaffolds, transplants, and it touches upon avulsion injuries, although we have another in-depth eBook on that topic.

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