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Offline reddean

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Recent Arthroscopy
« on: August 25, 2008, 02:22:53 PM »
Hi all,

Ive just had an arthroscopy on my knee,when reading some notes that i received from thr nurses there is a mention of a partial menisectomy,
can some one shed some light on this for meand tell me what a menisectomy is?? ligament repair??

Thanks

Dean

Offline bella287

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Re: Recent Arthroscopy
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2008, 02:57:29 PM »
the meniscus is the padding between your femur and thebottom part of your leg. its like a shock absorber. a menisectomy means they had to remove some of it. usually because its torn or something like that    bella
11/06 meniscus repair, microfracture, 3/7/07 medial femoral chrondyle carticle implant. 8/27/07 arthroscope dedride overgrowth, 1/14/08 T.K.R., Current R.O.M. extension 9, flexion 90 5/5/08 M.u.a. 8/20/08 tkr revision, loose implant,patalla to large and heavy scar tissue removed

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Re: Recent Arthroscopy
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2008, 03:21:34 PM »
Thanks bella,

nothing to drastic then appreciate your help

Dean