Bovine transplant of the lateral meniscus

Case contributed by Dr C. Igler


Bovine transplant of the lateral meniscus. 4 weeks after surgery.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

Hyperintense bovine transplant of the lateral meniscus.

Extrusion of the meniscal transplant.

Intact anterior and posterior attachment of the meniscal transplant.

Mucoid degeneration of the posterior horn of medial meniscus.

Small supra-patellar joint effusion.



Case Discussion

This case shows the repair of a lateral meniscectomy with a collagen-based scaffold from a bovine achilles tendon.



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Case information

rID: 54019
Published: 19th Jun 2017
Last edited: 21st Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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