Neue Entwicklungen und bewährte Verfahren der Meniskusreparation

Translated title of the contribution: New trends and established methods in meniscal repair

Alexander Hoffmann*, Tracey Gillman, Dietrich Pape, Romain Seil

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    Abstract

    The possibilities to repair injured meniscal tissue have improved substantially over the last decades. Nevertheless, only 2% of all meniscal lesions undergo reconstructive surgery, thus bearing a huge potential for the time to come. Biomechanical and anatomic understanding of the different meniscal lesion types as well as the advances in arthroscopic meniscal repair techniques has profoundly improved. The emerging trend is torwards minimal invasive, time saving, technically precise and save procedures. This article presents an overview of newly recognized lesions and shows the possibilities of specific repair techniques.

    Translated title of the contributionNew trends and established methods in meniscal repair
    Original languageGerman
    Pages (from-to)129-138
    Number of pages10
    JournalSports Orthopaedics and Traumatology
    Volume32
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2016

    Keywords

    • Knee
    • Meniscal healing potential
    • Meniscal lesions
    • Meniscal repair techniques
    • Menisus

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