Meniscal arrows are tiny bio-degradeable polymer harpoons which are used to hold together the torn fragments of a 'knee cartilage' (meniscus) tear until the fragments join together and the arrow dissolves.

Synonyms: 
Meniscal fixation device
Fixation device
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Ian McDermott FRCS explains the current options for managing a meniscus tear.

Meniscus repair

Repair is the optimal surgical management of a meniscus tear.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Question about dissolvable "arrows".

8 Months post meniscus repair.


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Meniscal repair devices. Barber FA and Herbert MA. Arthroscopy. 2000 Sep;16(6):613-8.


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