Revision of failed lateral meniscal allograft transplant

Christopher J. Roach, Brett D. Owens, Thomas M. DeBerardino

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Meniscus allograft transplantation (MAT) is an acceptable procedure for the younger patient with a meniscus-deficient knee that has not yet developed advanced arthrosis. Numerous reports on good short-term clinical outcomes are present in the literature; however, reports on failures and revision MAT are relatively scarce. We report a case of a failed lateral MAT with the slotted bone technique, revised with a bone plug technique. We also review the literature for failed MAT and analyze the mode of failure in this case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)64-66
Number of pages3
JournalTechniques in Knee Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Meniscus allograft bone plug technique
  • Meniscus allograft transplant
  • Revision meniscus allograft transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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