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Meniscus transplant patient testimonial - 14 years post surgery

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Patient wiped out waterskiing in high school and tore her meniscus, which was removed. 30 years later she came to Dr. Stone to have a meniscus transplant using donor tissue. She did not need to have her articular cartilage fixed with a paste graft.

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We like to do everything possible to rebuild the knee joint with biologic tissues rather than artificial materials to help delay the time in which an artificial joint replacement is necessary.
Collegen Meniscus Implant
How a biological device can act as a trellis for new meniscus tissue to grow into, reconstructing missing segments of the meniscus shape.
Losing a meniscus is tough on the body. Without a meniscus, the covering of each of the bones, called the articular cartilage, rub up against one another, which leads to pain and, eventually arthritis. Patients often ask me "Isn't there a shock absorber you can put back into the knee joint?"
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Kevin R. Stone · Jonathan R. Pelsis · Scott T. Surrette · Ann W. Walgenbach · Thomas J. Turek 

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