Discoid meniscus - An ultrastructural study with transmission electron microscopy


Atay O. A. , Pekmezci M., Doral M. N. , Sargon M. F. , Ayvaz M. , Johnson D. L.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, vol.35, no.3, pp.475-478, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0363546506294678
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.475-478

Abstract

Background: The ultrastructure of the normal menisci has been thoroughly investigated and found to correlate with meniscal tears. Although discoid menisci are accepted to have the same composition as their normal counterparts, to our knowledge, no study in the literature has investigated this issue.