Meniscal Transplant

Indications
Prior total meniscectomy
age 50 or less
clinical symptoms of pain in the involved tibiofemoral compartments or articular cartilage degeneration
2 mm or more of tibiofemoral joint space on 45 degrees WB PA radiographs

Contraindications
advanced knee arthrosis (< 2mm of tibiofemoral joint space on 45 degree WB PA radiographs and
MRI evidence of flattening of the femoral condyle, concavity of the tibial plateau, and osteophytes that prevent anatomic seating of the transplant)
Knee joint instability
Arthrofibrosis
Muscular atrophy
Prior joint infection
Axial malalignment of varus or valgus

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