The Menisci pp 103-108 | Cite as

All-Inside Meniscal Repair: Updates on Technique

  • Sergio Rocha Piedade
  • Rodrigo Pereira da Silva Nunes
  • Camila Cohen Kaleka
  • Tulio Pereira Cardoso
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Abstract

Most of the increasing popularity of the all-inside meniscal repair is related to the possibility to perform a meniscal repair with no additional skin incision. Moreover, the all-inside techniques allow the possibility of placing sutures in the different meniscal tear patterns such as horizontal, vertical, oblique, or longitudinal. In this situation, it can be more attractive to a knee surgeon, because they could offer potential benefits that include a shorter operative time and a lower risk of neurovascular injury. However, as well as any other surgical procedure, the anatomy and the biomechanical concepts are points that the surgeon should keep in mind when performing an all-inside meniscal repair. Some factors have a direct influence on the decision of repairing a meniscal tear, such as the tear location, tear type, the size of a meniscal tear, the quality of meniscal tissue, and the configuration and the stability of the meniscal tear.

Keywords

Meniscal repair Safe penetration Outcomes All-inside Meniscal suture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Rocha Piedade
    • 1
  • Rodrigo Pereira da Silva Nunes
    • 2
  • Camila Cohen Kaleka
    • 3
  • Tulio Pereira Cardoso
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedics and TraumatologyExercise and Sports Medicine, School of Medical Sciences State University of Campinas, UNICAMPCampinas, São PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Faculdade de MedicinaPontifícia Universidade Católica de CampinasCampinas, São PauloBrazil
  3. 3.Instituto Cohen de Ortopedia, Reabilitação e Medicina do EsporteSão PauloBrazil
  4. 4.Faculdade de Medicina de SorocabaPontifícia Universidade Católica de SorocabaSão PauloBrazil

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