Knee osteotomy and meniscal transplantation: indications, technical considerations, and results.

Journal Article (Review)

Meniscal transplantation for the symptomatic postmeniscectomized knee has become an accepted procedure. Successful outcomes depend on patient selection and having a stable, nonarthritic, well-aligned knee, in addition to the technical aspects. In achieving limb preventing overload of the transplanted meniscal tissue, osteotomy around the knee has become an essential component of the surgical procedure. This paper reviews the indications, evaluation, planning, technique, and results for meniscal transplantation combined with osteotomy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Amendola, A

Published Date

  • March 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 32 - 38

PubMed ID

  • 17301700

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-1951

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1062-8592

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/jsa.0b013e31802f997b

Language

  • eng