Partial Meniscectomy

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Partial Meniscectomy

The meniscus is a cushion of cartilage. There are two in each knee. If one of these shock absorbers is worn out or hurt, you may need a partial meniscectomy to remove the damaged areas.

What is Partial Meniscectomy?

This detailed video explains the entire process of Partial Meniscectomy, including preparation, repair, and aftercare. When the procedure is done, the openings in your skin are closed. Your knee is bandaged. You will be watched for a brief time before you go home. Your healthcare provider will give you tips to help you heal.