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.

The hope is that cells from the recipient will migrate into the new area and populate it with living tissue.

Synonyms: 
Meniscus replacement
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Dr Sheila Strover (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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