Justin W Arner Joseph J RuzbarskyArmando F. Vidal, MD, Rachel M Frank


Multiple meniscal repair techniques exist, and successful healing and excellent patient outcomes have been reported with a variety of all-inside and open techniques. Increased awareness and recognition of root tears and meniscocapsular separations are topics of recent interest. The ideal treatment of these injuries remains uncertain, and definitive recommendations regarding their treatment are lacking. Postoperative protocols regarding weight bearing and range of motion are controversial and require future study. The role of biologics in the augmentation of meniscal repair remains unclear but promising. An evidence-based individualized approach for meniscal repair focusing on clinical outcomes and value is essential.

You can read more here: Meniscus Repair Part 2: Technical Aspects, Biologic Augmentation, Rehabilitation, and Outcomes