A meniscal fixation device is a manufactured device for holding together the torn ends of a meniscus - part of a meniscal repair.
Types of meniscal fixation device
There are several kinds and several different manufacturers, but in general the devices are designed to be bio-absorbable.
Tensile fixation strengths of absorbable meniscal repair devices as a function of hydrolysis time. An in vitro experimental study. Arnoczky SP and Lavagnino M. Am J Sports Med. 2001 Mar-Apr;29(2):118-23.