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I have two tear in left meniscus bucket handle n radial tear as well as my right knee has grade 1 sprain in ligament acl...Is menisctomy necessary?

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Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Yes

The meniscus doesn't heal well in most instances.
If the meniscus is causing problems with the knee function, i recommend an arthroscopy.

In brief: Yes

The meniscus doesn't heal well in most instances.
If the meniscus is causing problems with the knee function, i recommend an arthroscopy.
Dr. James Shapiro
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Maybe

If acl intact would do whatever possible to do meniscal repair at your age.

In brief: Maybe

If acl intact would do whatever possible to do meniscal repair at your age.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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