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Meniscal Repair

Indications

Peripheral vertical tears   
Red-Red/White 1-4cm   
Improved healing with combined ACL reconstruction

Preoperative Planning

Material to be reviewed and conditions to be addressed before surgery. Include any exams preformed under anesthesia

Positioning

Describe and provide OR photos to illustrate positioning

Approach

Consider the various approaches. Provide links to relevant anatomy and surgical approaches.

Techniques

Open, Outside-in, Inside-out    
All inside

Step by step description to illustrate surgical technique

Pearls and Pitfalls

Meniscal Repair Risks 
Medial: Saphenous N/V, Popliteal vessels   
Lateral: Peroneal N, Popliteal vessels

Tips and problems to avoid

Postoperative Care

Include immediate postoperative care and rehabilitation

Outcome

Include functional and prosthetic survivorship data as applicable

Complications

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References

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