I have performed a large series of these cases in Wales, in patients who have lost their meniscus due to injury or surgery. This operation may needed to be carried out with alignment corrective surgery or ligament stabilisation.
More information can be found at Meniscal Transplant
Some patients develop symptoms on one side of the knee because of mal-alignment of the knee. This could be because of an injury or just the way the bones are formed.
To correct the alignment, to reduce symptoms and delay the need for a replacement, an osteotomy of the thigh or the shin bone is carried out
More information can be found on the UKKOR website.
A technique to stabilise the patella in the groove with synthetic ligament prevents harvesting a graft from the patient and enhances recovery.