meniscectomy


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meniscectomy

[‚men·ə′sek·tə‚mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a meniscus or semilunar cartilage.
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The eye-catching finding was the difference in the incidence of total knee replacement (TKR) through 5 years: 10% in those who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, either as initial therapy or after crossing over from the physical therapy group, compared with 2% in patients who underwent physical therapy alone.
Risk factors for symptomatic knee osteoarthritis fifteen to twenty-two years after meniscectomy. Arthritis Rheum 2004;50:2811-9.
We can state that, during a partial meniscectomy, a concurrent synovectomy would have been performed even if she had no infection because the inflammatory synovial reaction is well known to give pain, soreness, stiffness, and longer recovery to patients.
They combined intra-articular delivery of gefitinib with the implantation of a collagen scaffold to repair meniscal defects in a rabbit meniscectomy model.
Malmivaara et al., "Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy versus sham surgery for a degenerative meniscal tear," New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
Exercise therapy versus arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for degenerative meniscal tear in middle aged patients: randomised controlled trial with two year follow-up.
Using a multiscale method, the biomechanical properties of chondrocytes in intact articular cartilage and tissue from medial meniscectomy were studied under joint load [16-18].
The first surgery involved right ACL reconstruction with bone-patellar tendon-bone BTB autograft fixed using titanium interference screws, and medial meniscectomy of the right knee.
Compared to the more severe meniscectomy model, the OA lesions in CCLD models better replicate the natural disease process, but clinical signs develop more slowly.
Patient underwent left knee arthroscopy with partial medial meniscectomy, chondroplasty, and subtotal synovectomy.
The cell bandage may offer a new treatment option for surgeons that would particularly benefit younger patients and athletes by reducing the likelihood of early onset osteoarthritis after meniscectomy.
Lateral meniscus injuries represented 46% of the total number of meniscal injuries in a study and there were 45% lateral versus medial meniscectomy in a study on 56 meniscectomies in wrestlers (9, 15).