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meniscectomy

 [men″ĭ-sek´to-me]
excision of a meniscus, as of the knee joint.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

men·is·cec·to·my

(men'i-sek'tŏ-mē), Avoid the misspelling menisectomy.
Excision of a meniscus, usually from the knee joint.
[G. mēniskos, crescent (meniscus) + ektomē, excision]
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meniscectomy

(mĕn′ĭ-sĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a meniscus, usually from the knee joint.
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men·is·cec·to·my

(men'i-sek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a meniscus, usually from the knee joint.
[G. mēniskos, crescent (meniscus) + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

meniscectomy

Surgical removal of a torn or displaced semilunar cartilage from the knee joint.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

men·is·cec·to·my

(men'i-sek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a meniscus.
[G. mēniskos, crescent (meniscus) + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The expression of CXCL12, the gene encoding stromal cell-derived factor 1 (SDF-1), was also upregulated after meniscectomy and was shown to be involved in cell homing following the intra-articular injection of human MPCs.
Yet another investigation, a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled study conducted in Finland involving 146 patients, compared sham surgery to arthroscopic partial meniscectomy. Both groups received instruction on performing post-procedure exercises, and both groups had similar and marked improvement in pain and function.
Krhonen, "A multi-scale finite element model for investigation of chondrocyte mechanics in normal and medial meniscectomy human knee joint during walking," Journal of Biomechanics, vol.
partial meniscectomy of the medial meniscus Tifford and 9 weeks after injury Jackson simultaneous bilateral Arthroscopy ACL reconstruction 2001 quadrupled STG autograft.
Wilson, "Moderate exercise exacerbates the osteoarthritic lesions produced in cartilage by meniscectomy: a morphological study," Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol.
The participants were divided evenly into two groups, one comprising those in a 12-week exercise therapy course of two to three weekly sessions, and a group undergoing arthroscopic partial meniscectomy.
Currently, arthroscopic partial meniscectomy and/or loose body removal is routinely performed in patients with symptomatic OA of the knee who also have primary signs and symptoms of a torn meniscus and/or a loose body.
Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy is the most common orthopedic procedure performed in the U.S., according to the CDC's National Health Statistics Reports.
Joint activities can be limited by inside-the-knee joint fractures, hemorrhage, long- term immobilization, synovectomy, reconstruction aft- er ligament injury, and even intra-articular adhesions after meniscectomy. Sprague et al, reported on 24 pati- ents with knee stiffness treated by arthroscopy.
Sometimes we have no choice but to perform a MAT, especially when a meniscal repair or a meniscectomy are not a viable option anymore."
After suffering a devastating leg break and knee injury nine years ago while teaching kickboxing in Malaysia, 54-year-old DeMartine underwent a partial meniscectomy to treat the tear, but the knee pain continued to persist.