A meniscal replacement is a replacement of the part or all of the meniscus after the native tissue has been removed.

meniscal scaffold sewn into place

A meniscal scaffold is trimmed to fit a meniscal defect and sewn into place.

donor menisci ready to be prepared for transplant


A donor meniscus which is about to be prepared for transplant.

Meniscus replacement

Meniscus replacement

Replacing damaged meniscus tissue with a graft or a scaffold.



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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