PUBLISHED INFORMATION

As the field of meniscal allograft transplantation grows so to does the research in this area.

Research from University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire as well as other international centres is shared in this section.

Research Work from University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Smith, NA., Parsons, N., Wright, D., Hutchinson, C., Metcalfe, A., Thompson, P., Costa, M. L., & Spalding, T. A pilot randomized trial of meniscal allograft transplantation versus personalized physiotherapy for patients with a symptomatic meniscal deficient knee compartment. Bone Joint J, 2018, 100-B(1), 56-63.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=A+pilot+randomized+trial+of+meniscal+allograft+transplantation+versus+personalized+physiotherapy+for+patients+with+a+symptomatic+meniscal+deficient+knee+compartment.

 

Smith, NA., Parsons, N., Wright, D., Hutchinson, C., Metcalfe, A., Thompson, P., Costa, M. L., & Spalding, T. Infographic: Meniscal transplantation is beneficial at one year. Bone Joint J, 2018, 100-B(1), 64-65.

http://bjj.boneandjoint.org.uk/content/100-B/1/64.long

 

Parkinson, B., Smith, NA., Asplin, L., Thompson, P., Spalding, T. Factors Predicting Meniscal Allograft Transplantation Failure, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 2016 4(8)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Predicting+Meniscal+Allograft+Transplantation+Failure

 

Spalding, T., Parkinson, B., Milner, R., Smith, NA. Current Status of Meniscal Reconstruction, Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics. 2016 4(1)

http://www.meniscaltransplant.com/CurrentStatusofMeniscalReconstruction.pdf

 

Spalding, T., Parkinson, B., Smith, NA., Verdonk, P. Arthroscopic Meniscal Allograft Transplantation With Soft Tissue Fixation Through Bone Tunnels, Arthroscopy Techniques. 2015, 4(5), e559–e563

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26900554

 

Smith, NA., Costa, M., Spalding, T. Meniscal allograft transplantation: Rationale for treatment. Bone and Joint Journal. 2015, 97-B(5), 590-94

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Meniscal+allograft+transplantation%3A+Rationale+for+treatment

 

Smith, NA., Achten, J., Parsons, N., Wright, D., Parkinson, B., Hutchinson, CE., Thompson, P., Costa, M., Spalding, T. Meniscal Transplantation and Its Effect on Osteoarthritis Risk – an abridged protocol for the MeTEOR study. Bone and Joint Research. 2015, 4(6), 93-8

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Meniscal+Transplantation+and+Its+Effect+on+Osteoarthritis+Risk+%E2%80%93+an+abridged+protocol+for+the+MeTEOR+study

 

Smith, NA., Parkinson, B., Hutchinson, CE., Costa, M., Spalding, T. Is meniscal allograft transplantation chondroprotective? A systematic review. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2015, 24(9) 2923-35

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25786823

 

Smith, NA., MacKay, ND., Costa, M., Spalding, T. Meniscal allograft transplantation in a symptomatic meniscal deficient knee: a systematic review. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2015, 23(1), 270-9

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Meniscal+allograft+transplantation+in+a+symptomatic+meniscal+deficient+knee%3A+a+systematic+review.

Other Recent Research

Lee DW, Park JH, Chung KS, Ha JK, Kim JG. Arthroscopic Medial Meniscal Allograft Transplantation with Modified Bone Plug Technique. Arthrosc Tech. 2017
Aug 28;6(4)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29354454

 

Woodmass JM, Johnson NR, Levy BA, Stuart MJ, Krych AJ. Lateral Meniscus Allograft Transplantation: The Bone Plug Technique. Arthrosc Tech. 2017 Aug 7;6(4)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29354420

 

Smith NA, Parsons N, Wright D, Hutchinson C, Metcalfe A, Thompson P, Costa ML, Spalding T. A pilot randomized trial of meniscal allograft transplantation versus personalized physiotherapy for patients with a symptomatic meniscal deficient knee compartment. Bone Joint J. 2018 Jan;100-B(1):56-63
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29305451

 

Saltzman BM, Meyer MA, Leroux TS, Gilelis ME, Debot M, Yanke AB, Cole BJ. The
Influence of Full-Thickness Chondral Defects on Outcomes Following Meniscal Allograft Transplantation: A Comparative Study. Arthroscopy. 2017 Nov 2. pii:
S0749-8063(17)31109-X.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29103840

 

Chaudhry ZS, Fram B, Henn RF 3rd, Sherman SL, Hammoud S. The 50 Most-Cited Articles in Meniscal Allograft Transplantation Research: A Bibliometric Analysis.
Cartilage. 2017 Dec
Monllau JC, Ibañez M, Masferrer-Pino A, Gelber PE, Erquicia JI, Pelfort X. Lateral Capsular Fixation: An Implant-Free Technique to Prevent Meniscal Allograft Extrusion. Arthrosc Tech. 2017 Mar 6;6(2):e269-e274.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28580241

 

Bin SI, Nha KW, Cheong JY, Shin YS. Midterm and Long-term Results of Medial Versus Lateral Meniscal Allograft Transplantation: A Meta-analysis. Am J Sports
Med. 2017 Jun
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=.+Midterm+and+Long-term+Results+of+Medial+Versus+Lateral+Meniscal+Allograft+Transplantation%3A+A+Meta-analysis

 

Roberson TA, Wyland DJ. Meniscal Allograft Transplantation With Soft Tissue in
Bone Socket Fixation: Arthroscopic Technique With Technical Pearls. Arthrosc
Tech. 2017 Apr 24;6(2)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Meniscal+Allograft+Transplantation+With+Soft+Tissue+in+Bone+Socket+Fixation%3A+Arthroscopic+Technique+With+Technical+Pearls

 

Lee BS, Bin SI, Kim JM, Kim WK, Choi JW. Survivorship After Meniscal Allograft Transplantation According to Articular Cartilage Status. Am J Sports
Med. 2017 Apr;45(5):1095-1101.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=.+Survivorship+After+Meniscal+Allograft+Transplantation+According+to+Articular+Cartilage+Status