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The meniscus

by Philippe Beaufils

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Published by Springer Verlag in Heidelberg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knee,
  • Surgery,
  • Homografts,
  • Meniscus (Anatomy),
  • Ligament prostheses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPhilippe Beaufils, René Verdonk, (eds.).
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD561 .M46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 407 p. :
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25255569M
    ISBN 103642024491, 3642024505
    ISBN 109783642024498, 9783642024504
    LC Control Number2009938033
    OCLC/WorldCa462921462

    What is a Meniscus Tear? The meniscus is a piece of cartilage between the thighbone and the shinbone that serves as a sort of cushion or stabiliser between are two menisci in each knee. A Meniscus Tear can take place when your knee turns or twists very hard during sports or strenuous activity, particularly when your entire body weight is placed upon it at the .   Meniscus injuries account for % of these injuries. The most risky period in terms of age is between the ages of 20 and Male to female ratio of meniscus proplemia in sports injuries is 2–4/1 [8, 9]. The medial-lateral meniscus injury rate for all age groups was reported as 3/: Abdülkadir Sari, Burak Günaydin, Yaşar Mahsut Dinçel.

    The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that acts like a cushion between your thigh and shin bones. Each knee has two menisci joints. Meniscus tears are one of the most common injuries during activities that involve putting pressure on the knee or rotating the knee The meniscus is a commonly injured structure in the knee. The injury can occur in any age group. In younger people, the meniscus is fairly tough and rubbery, and tears usually occur as a result of a forceful twisting injury. The meniscus grows weaker with age, and meniscal tears can occur in aging adults as the result of fairly minor injuries.

    The meniscus acts as a shock absorber for the knee by spreading compression forces from the femur over a wider area on the tibia.. The medial meniscus bears up to 50% of the load applied to the medial (inside) compartment of the knee.; The lateral meniscus absorbs up to 80% of the load on the lateral (outside) compartment of the knee.; During the various phases of the . Meniscus repair: the role of accelerated rehabilitation in return to sport. Sports Med Arthrosc. ;–6. Brukner P, Khan K. Clinical Sports Medicine 3 rd Edition. Australia; McGraw-Hill Book Company; Katz JN, et al. Surgery versus Physical Therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis. ;(18)


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The meniscus by Philippe Beaufils Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Meniscus The management of meniscus lesions is an unbelievable story of so-called scient- cally based, controversial treatment, covering a time span of more than years, including: The time when a locked knee was manipulated in order to reduce a bucket-handle or a fap tear back into place to restore : $ During the last few decades, as the management of meniscal trauma has evolved, and knowledge gained on meniscal function, the orthopaedic surgeon has attempted to preserve the meniscus whenever possible.

Arthroscopic meniscal repair has become the treatment of choice when the tear is located in the peripheral rim. Book Overview The Meniscus The management of meniscus lesions is an unbelievable story of so-called scient- cally based, controversial treatment, covering a time span of more than years, including: The time when a locked knee was manipulated in order to reduce a bucket-handle or a fap tear back into place to restore motion.

This clinical guide provides a special focus on the normal meniscal mechanism, body and function. Meniscal pathology and therapy are depicted in detail, followed by the presentation of long-term experience of meniscal transplantation and.

The medial meniscus is the central band of cartilage attached to the tibia, or shinbone. The band goes around the knee joint in a crescent-shaped path and is located between the medial condyles of. Anterior horn tears are less The meniscus book and located in the front of the meniscus.

Posterior horn tears are much more common and located in the back of the meniscus. Central tears are located on the inner side of the meniscus. This is a part of the meniscus without vascular blood supply and therefore not amenable to repair.

The function of a meniscus is to act as a shock absorber within the knee. We have two menisci. We have a medial meniscus on the inner side of our knee, and a lateral meniscus on the outer side of our The meniscus book.

Our knees witness. The book from these two forerunners launched in has constituted an important landmark in defi ning new concepts and bringing attention to the fact that “preserving the meniscus is also preserving the future” of the joint.

This new book was born within the. A meniscus tear is a common (and potentially painful) knee injury. Find out what you need to know about treatment options and how you may avoid the injury. Share this article via. Meniscus of the Knee. The principal aim of this book is to provide the arthroscopic orthopaedic surgeon with a clear, concise account of the anatomy, pathology, conservative and operative surgical techniques in the management of meniscal pathology.

This book, published in cooperation with ESSKA, provides an exhaustive review of the meniscus and its pathology, covering all aspects from the basic science of the normal meniscus to clinical and imaging diagnosis, meniscus repair and meniscectomy, outcomes and complications, postoperative management, and emerging technologies.

The Magical meniscus tells the story of a friendly cyclops Cleo, who reminded me so much of the cyclops in the Percy Jackson series. This book is perfect to be read out loud to kids. It is written in a very easy language, mean This book is cuteness overload/5.

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Kaplan. $ Irwin and Rippe's Intensive Care Medicine. Richard S. Irwin. $Brand: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Your meniscus is a crescent-shaped pad made of cartilage and muscle fibers in each knee. They are located between the thigh bone (called the femur) and the shin bone of your lower leg (called the tibia).

The main function of the meniscus is to: Distribute the weight on the knee during running and walking. Treating Posterior Horn Medial Meniscus Tear is quite complex and is quite challenging for the doctor.

It is believed that only about 10% of patients with injuries resulting in Posterior Horn Medial Meniscus Tear are completely repairable. [5] The main aim of treatment is to slow down the disease process and avoid complications like osteoarthritis.

The solution. Save the meniscus. Meniscus tears lead to more than a million surgical knee procedures in the U.S. each year. Ninety percent of the menisci are partially removed, 10% repaired, and %—ab—replaced with a donor meniscus. A meniscus is a crescent-shaped fibrocartilaginous anatomical structure that, in contrast to an articular disc, only partly divides a joint cavity.

In humans they are present in the knee, wrist, acromioclavicular, sternoclavicular, and temporomandibular joints; in other animals they may be present in other joints.

Generally, the term "meniscus" is used to refer to the cartilage of the Greek: μηνίσκος ("meniskos"). Get this from a library. The meniscus. [Philippe Beaufils; René Verdonk;] -- This clinical guide provides a special focus on the normal meniscal mechanism, body and function.

Meniscal pathology and therapy are depicted in detail, followed by the presentation of long-term. A tear of a meniscus is a rupturing of one or more of the fibrocartilage strips in the knee called doctors and patients refer to "torn cartilage" in the knee, they actually may be referring to an injury to a meniscus at the top of one of the i can be torn during innocuous activities such as walking or can also be torn by traumatic force.

The peripheral 10% to 30% of the medial meniscus border and 10% to 25% of the lateral meniscus are relatively well vascularized, which has important implications for meniscus healing (Figure 6). 12,33,68 Endoligamentous vessels from the anterior and posterior horns travel a short distance into the substance of the menisci and form terminal.

Fig. Meniscus vascularity. During the gestational period, the whole meniscus is vascular. After birth, the inner part starts to lose its vascularity due to endostatin accumulation. Around the 11 years of age, the inner part becomes avascular (Reprinted from Springer Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, Sanchez-Adams and Athanasiou [57], figure 3, with kind permission.

The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your femur (thighbone) and tibia (shinbone). There are two menisci in each knee joint. They can .The meniscus can have a 90% tear and it will still figure out how to function.

The meniscus has a very difficult time healing its own injuries because of a lack of vascularization to the entire meniscus. That is the blood that carries healing elements do not reach the entire meniscus.