Purpose: The accuracy of different meniscal measurement methods is still under debate. This study sought to determine the most reliable techniques for measuring meniscal length and width for patients that need an allograft transplantation.
Take Away: Precise measurements are important to ensure successful transplantation but there is not a single method that works best for all meniscal measurements.
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Authors: Camila Cohen Kaleka, Alfredo Santos Netto, Julio Cesar, Almeida e Silva, Mariana Key Toma, Ricardo de Paula Leite Cury, Nilson Roberto Severino and Claudio Santili
Published: "Which Are the Most Reliable Methods of Predicting the Meniscal Size for Transplantation?". The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2016 Nov;44(11):2876-2883.
Level of Evidence: II
Institution: Santa Casa School of Medicine and Hospitals of Sao Paulo, Brazil