A 54-year-old male asked:
Can a meniscus be replaced?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Yes: A cadaveric meniscus can be sewn in place of your damaged one. This treatment has its own limitations and may not work.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Orthopedic Surgery 59 years experience
Yes: A meniscus can be replaced with an allograft (from a human donor cadaver) but there are criteria for doing it. If you have arthritis in the area, then it won't work. Most surgeons feel that there is an age limit.
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Last updated Jun 5, 2019
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