International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2021, Volume 7 Issue 4

Clinical and functional outcome of different modalities of meniscus repair

Author(s): Dr. Paresh Rathava, Dr. Nikunj Maru and Dr. Kunjal Patel
Abstract: 
Meniscus injuries are common results of sports related injuries and motor vehicle accidents current arthroscopic meniscus repair is indicated for management of meniscal tears because of early rehabilitation and return to work, minimal complications.
Present study is hospital based prospective study of 30 cases admitted at P.D.U. Medical College and hospital, Rajkot from 2018 to 2020.commonage group was between 18 to 60 years with mean age of 34.03years, 22 were male and 3 were female. meniscal injury on right knee were 20 cases and left knee were 10.Type of meniscal tear were longitudinal 26 cases,3 cases of radial tear and 1 case of horizontal tear. Meniscal injuries associated with partial ACL Tear were 13 cases, there were 1 cases of associated with loose bodies and lateral meniscus cyst, loose bodies were removed and cyst excised arthroscopically .Average duration of hospital stay was 5 days ranging from 3to 6 days earliest return to activity on average was 5.5 weeks with range of 4 to 6weeeks. There were 1 case of superficial stich infection and 1 of haemarthrosis which resolved on 4thday.intraoperatively 1 case of breakage of instrument but no damage to cartilage or meniscal tissue. All meniscus repair techniques outside in, inside out, and all inside technique combination of all yields comparative clinical and functional outcome and statistically difference of result is not significant. Excellent to good results were in 99.66%cases.
Pages: 42-45  |  47 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Paresh Rathava, Dr. Nikunj Maru, Dr. Kunjal Patel. Clinical and functional outcome of different modalities of meniscus repair. Int J Orthop Sci 2021;7(4):42-45. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2021.v7.i4a.2865
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences