Posterior Root Avulsion Fracture of the Medial Meniscus in an Adolescent Female Patient With Surgical Reattachment
The attachment of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus has been shown to be essential in maintaining normal meniscal positioning and function, as well as preventing extrusion of the medial meniscus.
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Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD
has specialized skills and expertise in diagnosing and treating complicated knee injuries. He has treated athletes at all levels, including Olympic, professional and intercollegiate athletes, and has returned numerous athletes back to full participation after surgeries. Recognized globally for his outstanding and efficient surgical skills and dedication to sports medicine, he has received many research awards, including the OREF Clinic Research Award considered by many a Nobel Prize in orthopedics. Dr. LaPrade is one of the most published investigators
in his field, and many of the surgeries that he has developed are now performed worldwide and recognized as the “gold standard” for the treatment of complex knee injuries.