Meniscus Repair (Arthroscopic Technique)
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Each of your knee joints is cushioned by two c-shaped wedges of cartilage. The two cushions in each knee are called the "menisci." Individually, each cushion is called a "meniscus." Certain motions, such as twisting the knee, can cause a meniscus to tear. In many cases, a torn meniscus can be treated with arthroscopic surgery.
What is arthroscopic meniscus repair?
This detailed video explains the entire process of arthroscopic meniscus repair, including preparation and repair. When the procedure is complete, the openings in your skin are closed. Your knee is bandaged. You will be monitored for a brief time before you are allowed to go home. Your healthcare provider will give you instructions to help your recovery.