The meniscus is a crescent-shaped fibrolagenous piece of cartilage situated between the femur, which is the thigh bone, and the tibia, your leg bone. Both the medial (inner) and lateral (outer) menisci help prevent bone-on-bone friction in the knee. 73 more words
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Meniscal transplantation is often recommended after total meniscectomy for patients younger than 50 who remain symptomatic and show articular cartilage deterioration. But for how long are these transplants effective? 243 more words
Many meniscus-preserving arthroscopic treatments for meniscus tears have evolved in recent years, including all-inside repairs. Advantages of all-inside techniques include shorter surgical times and reduced risk of damage to neurovascular tissues. 273 more words