A 47-year-old female asked:
I had chondroplasty of the medial femoral condyle and the lateral tibial plateau. what does this mean? i did a squat and think i tore my meniscus
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Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
See below: "Plasty" means to fix and "chondro" means cartilage. In a typical abrasion chondroplasty, the area of abnormal cartilage is blurred away down to a bleeding bone surface with the hopes that the subsequent vascular response will stimulate cartilage regrowth. Results are extremely varied.
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Last updated Jun 13, 2016
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