Meniscus Removal

Inside the ThirdAge.com Medical Procedures Center you will find the latest news, research and information about the Meniscus Removal procedure. You can research what it is, the reason it should be done, a description of how it is performed, what future procedures may need to be done based on the results and what complications you should be watching for.

What is Meniscus Removal?


Alternate Names for Meniscus Removal:
Meniscectomy
Surgical removal, meniscus

Meniscus is cartilage in the knee joint. It helps to stabilize and cushion the knee. A meniscectomy is the removal of all or part of the cartilage.


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What Is
Learn what the procedure is. Find out how it is performed.
Reasons For Meniscus Removal
Reasons For
Find out why and when this procedure should be done.
Meniscus Removal Complications
Complications
Learn about possible complications and what might increase the risk of them.
Meniscus Removal Details
What to Expect
Find out how long it will take, what they will be doing and what to expect afterwards.
Meniscus Removal Results
Results
What are the next steps and other possible tests needed after you have received the results.
When to Contact Doctor about Meniscus Removal
Call Your Doctor
What to look out for and when to call your doctor after a procedure has been done.

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