The graft can be inserted via different methods.
Here a donor meniscus with a bone block is prepared to be slotted into a matching slot in the bone at the top of the tibia in a 'tongue-and-groove' fashion..
The objective of a transplant is to restore the shock absorption on that side, and improve the limb alignment - both of which should lessen the risk of joint arthritis.
Arthroscopic techniques and instruments for meniscal allograft transplantation using the bone bridge in trough method. Zhang Y, Hou S, Li L, Zhong H, Zhang Y, Luo D, Chen L, Ding Y, Gu D and Jia H. Exp Ther Med. 2019 Feb; 17(2): 1351–1359.
Meniscal allograft transplantation: a meta-analysis. De Bruycker M, Verdonk PCM and Verdonk RC. SICOT J. 2017; 3: 33.
Meniscus tear surgery and meniscus replacement. Vaquero J and Forriol F. Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2016 Jan-Mar; 6(1): 71–89.
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