- Meniscus replacement using synthetic materialsTony G van Tienen
Orthopedic Research Laboratory, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Clin Sports Med 28:143-56. 2009..This review highlights the research on these meniscal substitutes and shows that current research is mainly focused on a biological tissue-engineering approach either with or without additional cell-seeding techniques...
- Meniscal replacement in dogs. Tissue regeneration in two different materials with similar propertiesT G Tienen
Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, University Medical Center Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 76:389-96. 2006..Therefore, for studies in the future, the authors prefer the PCLPU prostheses for replacement of the meniscus...
- Replacement of the knee meniscus by a porous polymer implant: a study in dogsTony G Tienen
Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, University Medical Center Nijmegen, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Am J Sports Med 34:64-71. 2006..Meniscectomy will lead to articular cartilage degeneration in the long term. Therefore, the authors developed an implant to replace the native meniscus...