Meniscal Injuries

Meniscal Injuries Anatomy Type 1 collagen fibres arranged radially & longitudinally (circumferential). Longitudinal fibres – dissipate hoop stresses in the meniscus. Radial fibres – allows meniscii to expand under compressive force. Proteoglycans trapped within collagen fibres to absorb energy Crescent shaped Triangular in cross-section Anterior horns attached to each other by the small transverse anterior…

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