Meniscus root repair with posterior horn socket may improve outcomes

WAILEA, Hawaii — Meniscus root repair with a posterior horn socket, transtibial fixation and centralization may reduce subchondral bone edema and extrusion while repairing meniscal root tears, according to data presented here.
“You have to think about meniscus root repair because you cannot make the diagnosis by physical exam,” Michael J. Stuart, MD, said in his presentation at Orthopedics Today Hawaii. “You have to have clinical suspicion by history and exam, but you need MRI and arthroscopy to make the diagnosis.”
However, before completing a meniscus root

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