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grade 1 and grade 2 meniscal injury in anterior and posterior horns- medial meniscus. grade 3 MI in posterior horn lateral meniscus. Knee surgery?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Meniscal tears

Typically grade 3 meniscal tears require surgery in young patients.
Goal is preservation of the meniscus.So if it has torn in the zone where it has a good blood supply, it can be sutured and can heal. If it is torn away from the blood supply. It requires partial removal of the torn portion. All done by an experienced Orthopaedic knee surgeon.

In brief: Meniscal tears

Typically grade 3 meniscal tears require surgery in young patients.
Goal is preservation of the meniscus.So if it has torn in the zone where it has a good blood supply, it can be sutured and can heal. If it is torn away from the blood supply. It requires partial removal of the torn portion. All done by an experienced Orthopaedic knee surgeon.
Dr. Rick Pospisil
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
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your orthopedic surgeon.
It sounds like a surgical knee, but the physical exam and history of how it occurred is very important in decision making, as well as symptoms, & R U an athlete or not. Also is there catching, giving was, locking, effusion & so on Good Luck

In brief: This is 2 B asked of

your orthopedic surgeon.
It sounds like a surgical knee, but the physical exam and history of how it occurred is very important in decision making, as well as symptoms, & R U an athlete or not. Also is there catching, giving was, locking, effusion & so on Good Luck
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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