J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2021 Apr 16. Epub 2021 Apr 16.
From the Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD (Anderson and Dickens), Geneva Foundation, Tacoma, WA (Gaston), the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD (Gaston), and United States Naval Academy, Naval Health Clinic Annapolis, Annapolis, MD (LeClere).
The menisci are fibrocartilaginous semilunar structures in the knee that provide load support. Injury to the meniscus alters its load sharing and biomechanical profile. Knee arthroscopy with meniscus débridement is the most common orthopaedic surgical procedure done in the United States. Read More