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Why only two holes for my meniscectomy?

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Meniscectomy

Meniscectomy requires one incision for the camera to visualize the damaged tissue, and another to insert instruments to trim the damage tissue out of the knee.

In brief: Meniscectomy

Meniscectomy requires one incision for the camera to visualize the damaged tissue, and another to insert instruments to trim the damage tissue out of the knee.
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Technology

Through one incision a camera is placed which allows the surgeon to visualize inside the knee.
Through the other incision, instruments are placed to remove the torn meniscus.

In brief: Technology

Through one incision a camera is placed which allows the surgeon to visualize inside the knee.
Through the other incision, instruments are placed to remove the torn meniscus.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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