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Knee Procedures

  • Compartment Decompression

    Compartment Decompression-topic

    Compartment decompression, also called ‘decompressive fasciotomy’, is a surgical procedure to treat a painful knee condition known...

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  • Patellofemoral Stabilization

    Patellofemoral Stabilization-topic

    Patellofemoral stabilization is a broad term that refers to surgeries employed for stabilization...

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  • Meniscus Replacement

    Meniscus Replacement-topic

    Meniscus replacement is a surgical procedure performed to replace a torn or damaged meniscus in the knee.

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  • Revision Knee Ligament Reconstruction

    Revision Knee Ligament Reconstruction-topic

    Revision knee ligament reconstruction is a complex surgical procedure performed to address failures...

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  • Intraarticluar Knee Injection

    Intraarticluar Knee Injection-topic

    Knee pain and stiffness can be disabling and difficult to treat.

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  • Revision ACL Surgery

    Revision ACL Surgery-topic

    Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery is a procedure to correct a failed ACL reconstruction.

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  • Knee Surgery

    Knee Surgery-topic

    Knee surgery is a surgical procedure for the treatment of a knee injury or condition.

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  • Knee Fracture Surgery

    Knee Fracture Surgery-topic

    A knee fracture is a broken bone or a crack in or around the joint of the knee. This can involve the...

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  • Patellofemoral Realignment

    Patellofemoral Realignment-topic

    Patellofemoral realignment is a surgical procedure performed to treat symptomatic patellofemoral instability...

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  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction

    Knee Ligament Reconstruction-topic

    Knee ligament reconstruction is a surgical procedure to repair or replace damaged ligaments of the knee joint.

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  • Tibial Tubercle Transfer

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    Tibial tubercle transfer is a surgical procedure that is performed along with other procedures to...

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  • Arthroscopic Debridement of the Knee

    Arthroscopic Debridement of the Knee-topic

    Osteoarthritis is a most common form of arthritis which affects the articular cartilage (tissue covering the ends of the bones) of ...

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  • Revision ACL Reconstruction

    Revision ACL reconstruction-topic

    Revision ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) reconstruction is a second surgery performed to correct...

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  • Meniscectomy

    Meniscectomy-topic

    Meniscectomy is a surgical procedure indicated in individuals with torn meniscus where the conservative...

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  • Patient Specific Knee Replacement

    Patient Specific Knee Replacement-topic

    Patient Specific Knee Replacement is a newer technology in total knee replacement surgery.

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  • Posterolateral Corner Reconstruction

    Posterolateral Corner Reconstruction-topic

    Posterolateral corner injury is damage or injury to the structures of the posterolateral corner.

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  • Patella Stabilization

    Patella Stabilization-topic

    Patella stabilization, also known as patella realignment, is a surgical technique used to stabilize...

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  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair

    Quadriceps Tendon Repair-topic

    Quadriceps tendon is a thick tissue located at the top of the kneecap. The quadriceps tendon works together with...

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  • Tibial Eminence Fracture

    Tibial Eminence Fracture-topic

    The tibia or shin bone is a major bone of the leg which connects the knee to the ankle. A fracture or break...

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  • Meniscus Root Repair

    Meniscus Root Repair-topic

    Meniscus root repair is a surgery performed to repair a torn meniscus root.

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  • Primary Knee Replacement

    Primary Knee Replacement-topic

    Primary knee replacement, also referred to as primary total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which...

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  • Complex Total Knee Replacement

    Complex Total Knee Replacement-topic

    Total knee replacement, also called total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical treatment for painful arthritis of...

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  • Meniscal Repair Surgery

    Meniscal Repair Surgery-topic

    Meniscus repair is an outpatient surgical procedure to repair torn knee cartilage.

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  • Chondroplasty

    Chondroplasty-topic

    Chondroplasty is a surgical procedure to repair and reshape damaged cartilage in a joint.

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  • Viscosupplementation

    Viscosupplementation-topic

    Viscosupplementation refers to the injection of a hyaluronan preparation into the joint.

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  • Knee Cartilage Restoration

    Knee Cartilage Restoration-topic

    Knee cartilage restoration is a surgical technique to repair damaged articular cartilage...

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  • Complex Primary Knee Replacement

    Complex Primary Knee Replacement-topic

    Complex primary knee replacement is a joint replacement surgery performed on a severely damaged or deformed natural knee joint.

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  • Physical Therapy for Knee

    Physical Therapy for Knee-topic

    Physical therapy is an exercise program that helps you to improve movement, relieve pain, encourage blood...

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  • Knee Osteotomy

    Knee Osteotomy-topic

    Knee osteotomy is a surgical procedure in which the upper part of shinbone (tibia) or lower part of thighbone...

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  • Multiligament Reconstruction of the Knee

    Multiligament Reconstruction of the Knee-topic

    Multiligament knee reconstruction is a surgical procedure to repair or replace two or more damaged ligaments of the knee joint.

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  • Unicompartmental/Partial Knee Replacement

    Unicompartmental/Partial Knee Replacement-topic

    Unicompartmental knee replacement is a minimally invasive surgery in which only the damaged compartment...

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  • Patellofemoral Knee Replacement

    Patellofemoral Knee Replacement-topic

    Traditionally, arthritis in only one compartment of the knee is treated by partial knee replacement surgery.

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  • Patellar Tendon Repair

    Patellar Tendon Repair-topic

    Patellar tendon repair is the surgery performed to reattach the torn tendon to the kneecap and to...

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  • Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction

    Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction-topic

    The medial patellofemoral ligament is a band of tissue that extends from the femoral medial epicondyle to the superior aspect of the patella.

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  • PCL Reconstruction

    PCL Reconstruction-topic

    PCL reconstruction surgery is a procedure to correct torn posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in the knee using...

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  • ACL Reconstruction

    ACL Reconstruction-topic

    Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a surgical procedure to replace a torn or damaged ACL ligament in your knee...

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  • MCL Reconstruction

    MCL Reconstruction-topic

    MCL reconstruction is a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which a tendon graft is utilized...

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  • Tricompartmental Knee Replacement

    Tricompartmental Knee Replacement-topic

    Arthritis (inflammation of the joints), injury, or other diseases of the joint can damage the protective layer of cartilage...

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  • Partial Meniscectomy

    Partial Meniscectomy-topic

    Two wedge-shaped cartilage pieces are present between the thighbone and the shinbone. These are called menisci.

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  • Cartilage Microfracture

    Cartilage Microfracture-topic

    Cartilage microfracture is a surgical procedure performed to replace the worn-out articular cartilage with new cartilage.

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  • Meniscal Surgery

    Meniscal Surgery-topic

    Meniscal surgery is a surgical procedure employed for the treatment of torn or damaged meniscal tissues in the knee.

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  • Partial Lateral Knee Replacement

    Partial Lateral Knee Replacement-topic

    Partial lateral knee replacement is a surgery to replace only the lateral part of your damaged knee.

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  • Partial Medial Knee Replacement

    Partial Medial Knee Replacement-topic

    Partial medial knee replacement is a surgery to replace only the medial part of your damaged knee.

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  • Knee Trauma Reconstruction

    Knee Trauma Reconstruction-topic

    Knee trauma reconstruction is a surgical procedure to repair a soft-tissue injury of the knee such...

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  • Nonoperative Treatments for ACL Injuries

    Nonoperative Treatments for ACL Injuries-topic

    The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of the four major ligaments located within the knee joint.

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  • Nonsurgical Knee Treatments

    Nonsurgical Knee Treatments-topic

    The knee is a complex joint that consists of bone, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons that make joint movements easy...

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  • Physical Examination of the Knee

    Physical Examination of the Knee-topic

    A complete physical examination of the knee is performed when you present to your doctor with a knee complaint.

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