meniscectomy


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meniscectomy

(ˌmɛnɪˈsɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of a meniscus, esp the meniscus at the knee

meniscectomy

Surgery to remove cartilage from the knee (meniscus).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meniscectomy - surgical removal of the meniscus of the kneemeniscectomy - surgical removal of the meniscus of the knee
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

men·is·cec·to·my

n. meniscectomía, extirpación de un menisco.

meniscectomy

n (pl -mies) meniscecto-mía
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Association between delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of cartilage (dGEMRIC) and joint space narrowing and osteophytes: A cohort study in patients with partial meniscectomy with 11 years of follow-up.
Patellofemoral osteoarthritis coexistent with tibiofemoral osteoarthritis in a meniscectomy population.
Longitudinal and oblique tears are usually amenable to repair, whereas radial tears, horizontal tears and complex tears (of which there is frequently a radial component) generally cannot be repaired and usually require partial meniscectomy.
The patient underwent arthroscopic partial medial meniscectomy and subchondroplasty.
1%) patients had undergone previous knee surgery ranging from arthroscopic meniscectomy (n = 6) to total knee arthroplasty (n = 2).
Musahl V, Citak M, O'Loughlin PF, Choi D, Bedi A, Pearle AD, 2010, The effect of medial versus lateral meniscectomy on the stability of the anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee.
Recommend supervised exercise therapy to your patients with a medial, degenerative meniscal tear and a minimal history of osteoarthritis because it is as effective as partial meniscectomy, entails little risk, and has the added benefit of increasing muscle strength.
and worldwide, helping the millions of patients with persistent knee pain following meniscectomy.
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.
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).
The participants were divided evenly into two groups, one comprising those in a 12-week exercise therapy course of two to three weekly sessions, and a group undergoing arthroscopic partial meniscectomy.