"Horizontal butterfly" technique in repair of radial meniscus tears: A biomechanical study


AŞCI M., BALTA O., Kurnaz R., EREN M. B. , Kuyucu Y. E. , Gunes T.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.52, no.5, pp.392-396, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aott.2018.07.002
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.392-396

Abstract

Introduction: Radial meniscus tears are seen in young patients, especially with anterior cruciate ligament ruptures. Repair of complete radial meniscus tear is necessary for the meniscus functions. The most important factor for success of the meniscus repair is primary stability, but it is still unknown which technique is ideal repair technique.