Video: Medial Meniscus Surgery

on Friday, 30 November 2012. Posted in Live Surgical Videos

Medial Meniscus Surgery - Orthopedic Surgeon in New York City, Dr Howard J. Levy

This is a 22 year old female who injured her right knee while playing ultimate Frisbee.

MRI confirmed a complex tear of the medial meniscus.

This video will demonstrate arthroscopic meniscectomy.


Displaced complex tear medial meniscus.

21-32 secs

Torn fragment blocking joint motion.


Removal of torn meniscus using arthroscopic instruments.


Motorized shaver used to smooth torn edges.


Balanced stable rim after meniscectomy.

To learn more about Medial Meniscus Surgery please contact Dr. Levy's office.

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