TITLE

Repair of Complex and Avascular Meniscal Tears and Meniscal Transplantation

AUTHOR(S)
Noyes, Frank R.; Barber-Westin, Sue D.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 4, p1012
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on rehabilitation program for the repair of complex avascular meniscal tears. It mentions that radiography of the meniscal repair should be in patellofemoral axial view at 30° of flexion and posteroanterior view at 45° of flexion. It says that 0° to 90° knee motion is allowed as rehabilitation program after meniscal repair. It states that loading function of the meniscus can be restored through meniscal transplantation.
ACCESSION #
49476031

 

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