meniscectomy


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meniscectomy

[‚men·ə′sek·tə‚mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a meniscus or semilunar cartilage.
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They were randomized evenly to a standardized PT regimen emphasizing strength and range of motion, or to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy accompanied by standardized PT.
Arthroscopic joint examination was conducted and all results were found parallel with the pre-surgery diagnosis; after preliminary assessment regarding the torn meniscus part, either total or partial meniscectomy was performed.
To make experimental conditions constant and facilitate the operative procedure, artificial meniscus replacement was performed in the lateral compartment of one knee, and lateral meniscectomy in the other knee as a control.
Effectiveness of Supervised Physical Therapy in the Early Period After Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy.
Then it became a contest of who could do a meniscectomy the quickest.
The NUsurface([R]) Meniscus Implant is a novel, composite polymer implant which is used to treat knee patients who have pain and disability arising from osteoarthritis (OA) caused by a previous meniscectomy and/or meniscus dysfunction or insufficiency.
Due in large part to Smillie's popularization of the procedure, open total meniscectomy was still one of the most common orthopaedic surgeries performed in the USA into the early 1980s.
A great example is Koen, a surfer who feared he'd never ride a wave again after an unsuccessful ACL reconstruction and lateral meniscectomy.
Over 465,000 persons in the US undergo arthroscopic partial meniscectomy to remove a torn section in a knee meniscus each year.
MR arthrography of the knee is now most commonly used to evaluate for recurrent meniscal tears after partial meniscectomy or meniscal repair.
These results confirm those of Lauretti et al (18) who reported 785 minutes of postoperative analgesia after arthroscopy and meniscectomy using sufentanil with bupivacaine and nitroglycerine.
The onset of knee osteoarthritis (OA) after the surgical removal of all or part of a torn meniscus is common, and numerous longitudinal studies have identified meniscectomy as a significant risk factor for knee OA, according to Dr.