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Patient testimonial meniscus transplant - 8 years post surgery. 14 weeks out of second allograft

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An old soccer injury leads to a series of knee surgeries but very poor knees. Told in early 30s by doctors that they had seen better knees on a 70 year old. After meniscus transplant got back to soccer and sking - for years. Another meniscus injury at 43.Flew from South Africa to get another meniscus transplant. 14 weeks out. Back in gym, back on bike. Went for a run.

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