Replacing an irreparably-damage portion of meniscus with a tissue-engineered one, such as a collagen meniscus.

meniscal scaffold sewn into place
Collagen scaffold sewn in to replace a damaged meniscal region.
Meniscus scaffold
Meniscal scaffold
Tissue-engineered meniscus
Collagen meniscus


Meniscus Scaffolds.

Actifit in treating meniscal tears.

Meniscus repair over 40, success rates and return to running/sport?


Meniscal repair and regeneration: Current strategies and future perspectives. Shimomura K, Hamamoto S, Hart DA, Yoshikawa H and Nakamuraa N. J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2018 Jul-Sep; 9(3): 247–253.

Repair of Avascular Meniscus Tears with Electrospun Collagen Scaffolds Seeded with Human Cells. Baek J, Sovani S, Glembotski NE, Du J, Jin S, Grogan SP and D'Lima DD. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016 Mar 1; 22(5-6): 436–448.

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