Red Red Zone

The well-vascularised outer third of the knee menisci, which receive their blood supply from the genicular arteries; stratification of the meniscus of athletes’ knees into zones is important in determining the method of treatment for meniscal injuries; when surgery is indicated, meniscal tears in the red-red zone are more amenable to repair rather than partial removal of the meniscus because of the increased vascularity
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