Arthroscopic Procedures For The Knee

There are some arthroscopic procedures for the knee. The most common ones are reconstruction of ACL, repair torn meniscus, removal of inflamed tissue, trimming of damaged cartilage, removal of loose fragments of bone or cartilage and treatment of kneecap problems. "The meniscus, if it tears, you have the option of taking the piece out or sewing it back and that has to do with the orientation of the tear, the age of the patient and how close to the area blood supply there is," explains Dr. Harlan Selesnick, Orthopedic Surgeon at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute.

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