meniscectomy


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meniscectomy

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

Surgery to remove cartilage from the knee (meniscus).
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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
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Translations

men·is·cec·to·my

n. meniscectomía, extirpación de un menisco.
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meniscectomy

n (pl -mies) meniscecto-mía
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Some of these patients may have already had a partial medial meniscectomy in their 20s, so this is their second knee scope, and now their diagnosis is a torn meniscus, which is trimmed back to healthy tissue and early arthritis called chondromalacia.
Site surgeries surgery, mo 1 Multiple Multiple I&Ds, UNK joints ([dagger]) below-knee amputation 2 Left foot Debridement, 2 amputation L 5th toe, nodule excision 3 Left hip UNK UNK (PJI) 4 Left None 18 thigh 5 Right None 9 hand 6 Right hip None 9 (PJI) 7 Multiple I&D 1 joints ([double dagger]) 8 Left None UNK knee, right hip 9 Left Explant with 4 knee antimicrobial (PJI) spacer, I&D 10 Left Arthroscopic 2 knee meniscectomy, synovial biopsy, aspirations, arthroscopic synovectomy 11 Right None 12 knee (PJI) 12 Left I&D, 0 knee polyethylene (PJI) exchange 13 Right Explant, I&D, 3 knee antimicrobial (PJI) spacers 14 Right None 8 elbow Surgeries for control of infection at UCH Patient Definitive no.
Masaki Watanabe from the University of Tokyo performed the first partial meniscectomy under endoscopic control in 1962 using a specially designed Watanbe arthroscope.
Clinicians also use MRI findings to determine whether a patient should undergo arthroscopic meniscectomy. Several previous studies have used MRI findings to assess the potential relationships between patient age and sex, and the incidence of meniscal tears (10-14).
CHICAGO -- A 5-year follow-up of a major randomized trial comparing methods of meniscal tear management in patients with osteoarthritis showed the risk of total knee replacement was 400% greater in patients who underwent arthroscopic partial meniscectomy than in those who received physical therapy alone, Jeffrey N.
19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Physical therapy (PT) is non-inferior to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM) for patients with nonobstructive meniscal tears, according to a study published in the Oct.
The technique of partial meniscectomy is easier and faster and is usually chosen because meniscal repair is more complex and requires more time.
Badr al Samaa has performed more than 800 knee arthroscopies which includes meniscectomy, ACL reconstruction, PCL reconstruction and MPFL reconstruction.
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.
As planned, the arthroscopy was conducted and consisted of partial meniscectomy, synovialectomy, and biopsies.