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Why do people that had knee surgery say that they had a knee reconstruction?
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Reconstruction
Some knee surgeries are: acl reconstruction.
Some are not: partial meniscectomy, chondroplasty, etc.

In brief: Reconstruction
Some knee surgeries are: acl reconstruction.
Some are not: partial meniscectomy, chondroplasty, etc.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Internal changes.
Anesthetize area, insert scope thru small incision, establish problem after washing out cloudy fluid with sterile clear sol'n, insert thin surgical tool (like scissor), correct prob.
Done for torn meniscal cartilage, ant cruciate ligament, remove loose fragments or inflamed tissue. Recovery time depends on proc and ortho: 1-8 wks. Anesthesia reax, infection, clots, fluid reaccum: generally safe.

In brief: Internal changes.
Anesthetize area, insert scope thru small incision, establish problem after washing out cloudy fluid with sterile clear sol'n, insert thin surgical tool (like scissor), correct prob.
Done for torn meniscal cartilage, ant cruciate ligament, remove loose fragments or inflamed tissue. Recovery time depends on proc and ortho: 1-8 wks. Anesthesia reax, infection, clots, fluid reaccum: generally safe.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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