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What is meniscus surgery like? what can i expect?

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Dr. Robert Klitzman answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Meniscus surgery is usually done arthroscopically, meaning that small portals are used to enter the knee. The knee is filled with fluid. Small instruments along with a camera are used to get to the meniscus tear. It is then either repaired with stitches or trimmed. Only the diseased meniscus would be trimmed. All of the good meniscus would be left to continue providing cushion for the knee.

Answered Jan 1, 2015

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