A 48-year-old member asked:
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why only two holes for my meniscectomy?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Technology: Through one incision a camera is placed which allows the surgeon to visualize inside the knee. Through the other incision, instruments are placed to remove the torn meniscus.
Answered on May 9, 2012
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscectomy: Meniscectomy requires one incision for the camera to visualize the damaged tissue, and another to insert instruments to trim the damage tissue out of the knee.
Answered on Jul 3, 2018
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