Other All Inside Repair Techniques

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SummaryAlthough inside-out and outside-in meniscal repair preceded the all inside technique, there is a wave of current interest in the latter methods because they avoid a posterior incision, thus protecting the popliteal neurovascular structures, and make the procedure faster than the older techniques. Currently there are fewer than half a dozen methods available, some of which have not been cleared for general use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. However, over the next few years we will see other modified and improved techniques developed. Because of the newness of the techniques, there is scant literature reporting results.

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