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World’s First Artificial Meniscus Implant from Israel: Potential new option between minimally invasive meniscus repair and total knee replacement

The meniscus is a small C-shaped piece of cartilage located inside the knee joint to act as a shock

absorber. Tearing of the meniscus is one of the most common knee

injuries due to forceful twisting in the knee area or from heavy loads. While mild tears may

heal on their own, more extreme cases may need surgical intervention. Doctors in Israel

earlier this year successfully performed a new artificial transplant of a meniscus, adding

another option for individuals unable to undergo or are not responsive to traditional methods.

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