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Tear In Miniscus
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Can a SLAP tear in the left shoulder and meniscus tear in right knee be repaired at the same time?
Yes but depends..: some orthopedic surgeons will but best to have fellowship trained specialist for each area, if ortho group has alot of doctors together they can coordinate surgery during the same anesthesia but this is rare ,most like to divide it which is good ;be patient, takes time to rehab/heal each ...Read more
Knee MRI says wide separation of the lateral meniscal horns presumably due to radial tear. Arthroscopy found no tear. Still in pain, what next?
Should I consider surgery?
SLAP tear extending from superior posterior to anterior
inferior labrum. Possible tear of middle glenohumeral ligament. Partial-thickness bursal surface supraspinatus tendon tear. Focal cartilaginous loss of glenoid.
Root tear: Yes a tear of the meniscus root is a tear. This is often repaired to preserve the function of the meniscus. You can search for meniscus root tear and find several images online as well as the repair. ...Read more
Treatment for meniscocapsular separation injury of posterior horn of the medial meniscus also displaced lateral meniscal tear thats folded behind horn?
Surgery: Surgical repair is usually indicated for those injuries. Thankfully, they can usually be done arthroscopically with an overall excellent out ome in most cases. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
I had a vertical tear on medial meniscus in posterior horn and a radial tear on lateral meniscus in posterior aspect, do I need to go for surgery?
Possibly: Really depends on your pain and symptoms. If you are having swelling or mechanical clicking or catching you may need a scope to address the tears. You are young so the vertical tear still may be salvageable as well as the lateral tear. Want to try to preserve as much meniscus as possible in your age so would advise seeing someone fellowship trained in sports or complex arthrscopic knee techniques. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, but uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mri showed that I have a partial tear of my anterior tibiofibular ligament with near complete tear anterior tall fibulas ligament.Will i need surgery?
I have a horizontal oblique tear of lateral of the posterior horn of medial meniscus with complex tear in body of anterior horn of medial menicus
Possibly: It depends on the size of the tear, the type of tear and the location of the tear relative to the blood supply to the meniscus. Your orthopaedic surgeon should be able to give you an idea of the chances of it healing. ...Read more
Maybe: A finding of a tear on MRI does not mean you need surgery. The key to determining if you need surgery is reproducible pain that prevents you from performing the activities that you enjoy. Swelling is another factor that would indicate that surgery is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mothers MRI came back showing chronic degenerative tear of the acl, chronic degenerative tear of the posterior horn of the medial medial meniscus.?
Acl tear: Older patients will sometimes have MRI readings showing "acl tears." this should be correlated with the patient's symptoms. If an acl tear is present in an "older" patient try treating the patient with an initial conservative course including brace and pt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRI shows a fairly extensive tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus and advanced mucoid degeneration of ACL. Will this require surgery? Thanks!
Probably: But some people successfully rehab it. But it is between you and your orthopedist and the amount of expected activity that will hel ...Read more
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