Qualitative and Quantitative Anatomic Analysis of the Posterior Root Attachments of the Medial and Lateral Menisci

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AJSM 2012

This manuscript went into specific detail about the attachment sites of the posterior roots of the medial and lateral meniscus.  This is a very hot topic currently, and this is the first study to actually define in detail where the attachment sites are located.  This information is very important because it is well recognized that tears of the root attachments of the menisci can quickly lead to arthritis.  This is a phenomenon that only has been recognized over the last 4-5 years, and this anatomic study should serve as a basis for improved operative treatment of these tears.

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