Modern Views on the Treatment of Patients with Injuries of the Medial and Lateral Menisci of the Knee Joint (Literature Review)
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Keywords

analysis of literature; meniscal tear; meniscus suture; knee-joint.

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Dolgopolov, O., & Siforov , D. (2021). Modern Views on the Treatment of Patients with Injuries of the Medial and Lateral Menisci of the Knee Joint (Literature Review). Visnyk Ortopedii Travmatologii Protezuvannia, (1(108), 81-90. https://doi.org/10.37647/0132-2486-2021-108-1-81-90

Abstract

Summary. We have analyzed the literature to determine the tactics of the knee menisci injury surgical treatment. It has been determined that the use of cellular technologies for suturing a damaged meniscus allows satisfactory results even in patients with ruptures in the avascular zones, despite the fact that partial meniscectomy is considered the "gold standard" of surgical treatment for ruptures in the “white” zone. It should be considered the advantages and disadvantages of different stitching techniques and the specific clinical and physical characteristics of each patient.

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