This collection of clinical evidence and expert discussions examines how meniscal repair techniques, patient selection and instrumentation affect the healing environment and outcomes across a range of tear types.

  • Preserve the Meniscus at all Costs – Advanced Indications for Repair

    Prof Romain Seil (LU).

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    Prof Romain Seil makes the case for meniscal repair with a detailed overview of various techniques and approaches for different tear types. Outlining the anatomical detail and required instrumentation, he discusses the various types of tear; with arthroscopic footage demonstrating suturing techniques. Prof Seil discusses the impact on medial and lateral biomechanics, and provides a summary of key tips and considerations.

    Vail International Complex Knee Symposium (VICKS)

    Anatomic-based Reconstructions

    25-27 June, 2015
    Vail, Colorado, USA
    Steadman Philippon Research Institute

    Dr Lars Engebretsen (US) and Dr Robert LaPrade (US) and invited faculty

  • Improving the Healing Environment for Meniscus Repair

    Prof Peter Verdonk (BE).

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    In this video, Prof Peter Verdonk discusses tips and pearls that can be used in the operating room to ensure there is a better healing and more positive healing outcome in a meniscal repair case. He discusses different methods, including mechanical stimulation, microfracturing, radiofrequency, fibrin cloth, etc.

    Recorded at:
    ESSKA Congress
    Glasgow, Scotland
    9-12 May, 2018

  • Pushing the Limits of Meniscal Repair

    Dr Charles Brown (UAE).

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    In this video, Dr Charles Brown discusses the inside-out meniscal repair technique and why he thinks this is the gold standard in meniscal repair. He discusses instrumentation tools and types, different suture options, indications for the inside-out, and much more. He also shares some cases that he has done and their outcomes.

    Recorded at:
    ESSKA Congress
    Glasgow, Scotland
    9-12 May, 2018