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Meniscal Root Tears (ICL 6)

  • Nicolas PujolEmail author
  • Matthias J. Feucht
  • Christian Stärke
  • Michael T. Hirschmann
  • Anna Hirschmann
  • Alli Gokeler
  • Sebastian KopfEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Detailed knowledge about the anatomy of the meniscal roots is crucial when performing root repair, since biomechanical studies have shown that non-anatomic root repair cannot restore native knee joint biomechanics [52, 83]. In addition, meniscal roots are under considerable risk for iatrogenic injuries during different surgical procedures such as meniscal cyst resection, reconstruction of the cruciate ligaments, or intramedullary tibial nailing [24, 55, 56].

Keywords

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Posterior Cruciate Ligament Lateral Meniscus Meniscal Repair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolas Pujol
    • 1
    Email author
  • Matthias J. Feucht
    • 2
  • Christian Stärke
    • 3
  • Michael T. Hirschmann
    • 4
  • Anna Hirschmann
    • 5
  • Alli Gokeler
    • 6
  • Sebastian Kopf
    • 7
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Versailles HospitalUniversity of West Parisrue de VersaillesFrance
  2. 2.Department of Orthopedic Surgery and TraumatologyFreiburg University HospitalFreiburgGermany
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryOtto-von-Guericke UniversityMagdeburgGermany
  4. 4.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and TraumatologyKantonsspital Baselland (Bruderholz, Liestal, Laufen)BruderholzSwitzerland
  5. 5.Clinic of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineUniversity of Basel HospitalBaselSwitzerland
  6. 6.Center of Human Movement SciencesUniversity of Groningen, University Medical CenterGroningenThe Netherlands
  7. 7.Center for Musculoskeletal SurgeryCharité – University Medicine BerlinBerlinGermany

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