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Peripheral Stabilization Suture to Address Meniscal Extrusion in a Revision Meniscal Root Repair: Surgical Technique and Rehabilitation Protocol


Authors:

Robert S. Dean B.S, Nicholas N. DePhillipo M.S., A.T.C., O.T.C., Jill K. Monson P.T., O.C.S, Robert F. LaPrade, M.D., Ph.D.

Abstract:

Meniscal root tears are an increasingly recognized condition. These tears can cause the meniscus to become extruded outside the joint, which can diminish the biomechanical functionality of the meniscus. Anatomic repair of the meniscal root […]

Peripheral Stabilization Suture to Address Meniscal Extrusion in a Revision Meniscal Root Repair: Surgical Technique and Rehabilitation Protocol

Type II Medial Meniscus Root Repair With Peripheral Release for Addressing Meniscal Extrusion


Abstract

Medial meniscal root tears are often disabling injuries that can occur in isolation during low-velocity, deep
knee flexion maneuvers in middle-aged patients. The most common meniscal root tear pattern is a radial tear near the
root attachment (type II). Root tears are often associated with meniscal extrusion, identified on magnetic resonance
imaging. Relocation of the meniscal root […]

Type II Medial Meniscus Root Repair With Peripheral Release for Addressing Meniscal Extrusion

Utilization of Transtibial Centralization Suture Best Minimizes Extrusion and Restores Tibiofemoral Contact Mechanics for Anatomic Medial Meniscal Root Repairs in a Cadaveric Model


Background

Although posterior medial meniscal root (PMMR) repairs are often successful, postoperative meniscal extrusion after a root repair has been identified as a potential clinical problem.

Purpose/Hypothesis

The purpose was to quantitatively evaluate the tibiofemoral contact mechanics and extent of meniscal extrusion after a PMMR repair. It was hypothesized that the addition of a centralization suture (into […]

Utilization of Transtibial Centralization Suture Best Minimizes Extrusion and Restores Tibiofemoral Contact Mechanics for Anatomic Medial Meniscal Root Repairs in a Cadaveric Model

Utilization of Transtibial Centralization Suture Best Minimizes Extrusion and Restores Tibiofemoral Contact Mechanics for Anatomic Medial Meniscal Root Repairs in A Cadaveric Model


Background:

Although posterior medial meniscal root (PMMR) repairs are often successful, postoperative meniscal extrusion after a root repair has been identified as a potential clinical problem.

Purpose/Hypothesis:

The purpose was to quantitatively evaluate the tibiofemoral contact mechanics and extent of meniscal extrusion after a PMMR repair. It was hypothesized that the addition of a centralization suture (into […]

Utilization of Transtibial Centralization Suture Best Minimizes Extrusion and Restores Tibiofemoral Contact Mechanics for Anatomic Medial Meniscal Root Repairs in A Cadaveric Model
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