Rebuilding absent meniscal tissue, eg with scaffolds
Because the meniscus was thus thought to be a trivial structure, tears in the meniscus often meant that the surgeon simply cut away the torn part or...
How the surgeon decides on management.
This course is brought to you by knee surgeon, Dr Kevin R Stone M.D. of the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, California, USA. Dr Stone is an orthopaedic surgeon who specialises in sports medicine with a special interest in knee and shoulder injuries.
Ian McDermott FRCS explains the current options for managing a meniscus tear.
Repair is the optimal surgical management of a meniscus tear.
The knee should be stable or a concomitant ligament...