Symptoms can vary from mild pain to swelling and block traffic. Clinical examination along with radiographic examination put the diagnosi.In most cases, appropriate treatment is arthroscopic repair in order to avoid deterioration of the articular cartilage or meniscus existing burst. The cheirourikes techniques are:
partial meniscectomy, and
suturing of the meniscus.
Upon removal of the patient from the operating room requires little or no analgesia and prophylactic antibiotic treatment.
What is the procedure before surgery; strong>
Performed to prepare for surgery. Performed x-rays, blood tests and ECG. Take a complete medical history with emphasis on cardiac and respiratory problems, allergies or previous surgery. Becomes final check by a cardiologist and anaisthisiologo.I process is usually done a few hours before surgery. P>
required keeping patients in the hospital; strong> p>
The patient may have been discharged on the same day. p>
What kind of anesthesia required; strong> p>
This is determined in consultation with the anesthesiologist or regional case may be, or general anesthesia. p>
What is the recovery time after surgery; strong> p>
Varies 4-5 weeks to partial meniscectomy to 10-12 weeks for suturing of the meniscus. p>
There are risks after surgery; strong> p>
The complication rate arthroscopy is less than 1% when performed by trained orthopedic surgeons. p>