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Meniscal transplant in children

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dc.contributor.author Tuca, Maria
dc.contributor.author Luderowski, Eva
dc.contributor.author Rodeo, Scott
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-15T15:22:46Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-15T15:22:46Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 Feb;28(1):47-54 es_CL
dc.identifier.uri https://doi.org/10.1097/MOP.0000000000000306 es_CL
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11447/1246
dc.description.abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose is to review and discuss the fundamentals, indications, surgical technique, controversies, and outcomes regarding meniscal transplantation, focusing on available evidence in pediatric populations. RECENT FINDINGS: Recent studies have confirmed meniscal allograft transplantation as an effective procedure to improve symptoms, knee function, and quality of life following meniscectomy, particularly in symptomatic young patients. Associated procedures, such as osteotomies and cartilage-related surgeries, have expanded the indications for transplantation. Most patients return to sports following meniscal transplantation, and the procedure does not preclude the potential return to high-level athletic competition. The chondroprotective effect of transplantation has not been proven and as a result the role of prophylactic transplantation remains unclear. SUMMARY: Meniscal allograft transplantation is indicated following symptomatic meniscal loss in young, active patients to relieve pain and improve knee function. The quality of the available evidence regarding meniscal transplantation is limited, and no published series to date has focused exclusively on a pediatric population. Further high-quality studies are needed to establish improved indications, timing, and outcomes in a pediatric population. es_CL
dc.format.extent 8 es_CL
dc.language.iso en_US es_CL
dc.publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins es_CL
dc.subject Knee Injuries es_CL
dc.subject Menisci, Tibial es_CL
dc.subject Children es_CL
dc.subject Osteoarthritis, Knee es_CL
dc.title Meniscal transplant in children es_CL
dc.type Artículo es_CL


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