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What occurs during a meniscus transplant?

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Dr. Ryan Pflugner
Sports Medicine
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In brief: New Meniscus

A new cadaver meniscus is implanted to replace the one that is deficient.
There are several ways this is done. You then are given restrictions with weight bearing and range of motion to allow time for the new meniscus to heal.

In brief: New Meniscus

A new cadaver meniscus is implanted to replace the one that is deficient.
There are several ways this is done. You then are given restrictions with weight bearing and range of motion to allow time for the new meniscus to heal.
Dr. Ryan Pflugner
Dr. Ryan Pflugner
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Donor meniscus.

The remnants of any old meniscal tissue is removed, and a donor meniscus is transplanted in.
It is then anchored into the tibia bone.

In brief: Donor meniscus.

The remnants of any old meniscal tissue is removed, and a donor meniscus is transplanted in.
It is then anchored into the tibia bone.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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