A member asked:

I have two tear in left meniscus bucket handle n radial tear as well as my right knee has grade 1 sprain in ligament acl...is menisctomy necessary?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Audie Rolnick answered

Specializes in

If acl intact would do whatever possible to do meniscal repair at your age.

Answered Jan 10, 2014


Dr. James Shapiro answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

The meniscus doesn't heal well in most instances. If the meniscus is causing problems with the knee function, i recommend an arthroscopy.

Answered Apr 15, 2016



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