Meniscal Disorders

  • R. Verdonk
  • K. F. Almqvist
  • P. Verdonk


Meniscal disorders are part of common orthopedic practice and their diagnosis is still based on clinical symptoms and history. Nonetheless, technical and imaging support has evolved to the benefit of our patients. Treatment is now aimed at preserving meniscal tissue, with removal indicated only if the tissue has lost its function. Indeed, the repair of ruptured menisci is now routinely done, with good clinical results. Current research is focused on approaches to replace and regenerate lost meniscal tissue and initial attempts have been promising.


Anterior Cruciate Ligament Lateral Meniscus Medial Meniscus Medial Compartment Meniscal Repair 
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  • R. Verdonk
  • K. F. Almqvist
  • P. Verdonk

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