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Do you want to learn more about knee cartilage transplantation? Watch Dr. Cole on "The Doctors" treat a young college football player using this breakthrough surgery.
Robert LaPrade, M.D., Ph.D., an orthopedic knee and sports medicine surgeon at The Steadman Clinic, has launched a new video series that is meant to educate non-orthopedic physicians, medical students and patients on reading an MRI of the knee. In this video series, “How to Read a...
Sixty-three percent of meniscal transplants were viable at 10 years. Only 11 percent of patients with successful transplants had pain when engaging in daily activities. Also, nearly three-fourths of patients (72 percent) were able to take part in low-impact sports such as bicycling and swimming.
Meniscus preservation in surgery is the critical first step in cartilage repair.
Patients who undergo meniscal allograft transplantation had high patient satisfaction and improvement in function, according to results presented here at the International Cartilage Repair Society Annual Meeting.
“The key take-home point to our study is that following meniscal allograft transplantation using our national assessment we had a 90-day return to OR rate of zero,” Frank McCormick, MD, said.
In his talk, “A Physician-Scientist’s Perspective: 25 years of clinical effort.” Dr. Stone highlighted the various techniques that have been created to repair cartilage and showed examples of patients who had undergone articular cartilage paste grafting with up to 20 years of clinical follow-up.