Rebuilding absent meniscal tissue, eg with scaffolds


The reasons why doctors nowadays try to preserve the meniscus.

How the surgeon decides on management.

Biologic Knee Replacement

A course by knee surgeon, Dr Kevin R Stone M.D. of the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, California, USA.

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

Meniscus repair

Repair is the optimal surgical management of a meniscus tear.

The classical indication for meniscal repair is an acute longitudinal, unstable tear of >1cm in the periphery of the meniscus which is of traumatic (nondegenerative) etiology.

The knee should be stable...