Meniscal procedures

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Indications:

Done for patients with meniscal tears.

Description:

Torn meniscus causes severe pain and leads to progressive osteoarthritis. This necessitates operative intervention either by removing the torn part of the meniscus or by suturing it according to the size and site of tear.

Expected time of surgery:

15-30 minutes

Implants used:

With meniscal suturing, a suture might be used in some cases (Fast fix; Smith & nephew or miniscal viper Arthrex)

Type of anaesthesia:

Spinal/General

Hospital stay:

Same day discharge

Post operative plan:

With excision WB is allowed on the same day of surgery and return to work is in 7 days. With repair, WB is postponed for 4 weeks but ambulation is definetly allowed on a single limb with crutches instantly after surgery

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Pre Operation Instructions

Done for patients with meniscal tears.

Description:

Torn meniscus causes severe pain and leads to progressive osteoarthritis. This necessitates operative intervention either by removing the torn part of the meniscus or by suturing it according to the size and site of tear.

Pre Operation Instructions

15-30 minutes

Implants used:

With meniscal suturing, a suture might be used in some cases (Fast fix; Smith & nephew or miniscal viper Arthrex)

Type of anaesthesia:

Spinal/General

Hospital stay:

Same day discharge

Post operative plan:

With excision WB is allowed on the same day of surgery and return to work is in 7 days. With repair, WB is postponed for 4 weeks but ambulation is definetly allowed on a single limb with crutches instantly after surgery

Post Operation instructions

Done for patients with meniscal tears.

Description:

Torn meniscus causes severe pain and leads to progressive osteoarthritis. This necessitates operative intervention either by removing the torn part of the meniscus or by suturing it according to the size and site of tear.

Expected time of surgery:

15-30 minutes

Implants used:

With meniscal suturing, a suture might be used in some cases (Fast fix; Smith & nephew or miniscal viper Arthrex)

Type of anaesthesia:

Spinal/General

Hospital stay:

Same day discharge

Post operative plan:

With excision WB is allowed on the same day of surgery and return to work is in 7 days. With repair, WB is postponed for 4 weeks but ambulation is definetly allowed on a single limb with crutches instantly after surgery