A 45-year-old member asked:
what is involved with meniscus removal arthroscopy surgery?
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Dr. Peter Ihle answered
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: It depends on what it done. A meniscal repair takes a 5week-6week non wt bearing and brace time. Simple triming of a tear takes only as long as the skin wounds heal. The internal mechanics of the knee are ready to go right away, as the mechanical problem has been removed.
Answered on Mar 21, 2013
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