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Knee Publications

Assessing the Resident Progenitor Cell Population and the Vascularity of the Adult Human Meniscus

Surgical treatment of meniscal tears involves either meniscal repair or meniscectomy, which is the removal of the damaged meniscus. Recent studies have reported meniscectomies to significantly reduce the career lengths of professional athletes, while repairs demonstrated higher success more

Knee Publications

Reconstruction and Repair of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

Reconstruction and repair of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are both effective in restoring knee stability following ACL injury. This was demonstrated by applying force to cadaveric knees at different degrees of flexion to simulate normal forces experienced more

Hip Publications

Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS)

Swimming is one of the most physically demanding sport on the body. The repetitive flexion and rotation motions, particularly with the breaststroke and butterfly stroke, may overload the hip and cause femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAIS), or more simply more

Cartilage Publications

An Expert Consensus Statement on the Management of Large Chondral and Osteochondral Defects in the Patellofemoral Joint

Damage to the cartilage on the back side of the patella, often called a patellar osteochondral lesion, is a common cause of pain for many individuals. However, due to the complex structure, positioning, and differences in anatomy between more

Biologic Publications

Biologic Options for Articular Cartilage Wear (Platelet-Rich Plasma, Stem Cells, Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate)

This article reviews biological treatment options for articular cartilage repair, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP), bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) and cell-based therapies. Articular cartilage damage is seen most commonly in focal chondral lesions and early osteoarthritis and is more

Knee Publications

Clinical Outcomes of Inside-Out Meniscal Repair According to Anatomic Zone of the Meniscal Tear

Within the meniscus, three anatomical zones have been described based on varying levels of vascularity. The “red-red” zone is on the periphery of the meniscus and has been reported to be the most vascular, whereas the middle “red-white” more