Meniscus Repair

Meniscus Repair

    Recently, Meniscus Repair in Iran has caught the attention of many worldwide. That is due to affordable prices, skilled surgeons, well-equipped medical centers and many other advantages. The combination of the elements make the country one of the main destinations for healthcare trips.


    Types of meniscus tears

    There are six main types of meniscus tears:

    horizontal tear

    This kind of injury can be easily repaired by surgery.

    Radial tear

    This is one of the most common types of meniscus tears. In severe cases, it requires surgery to remove the affected area.

    Incomplete or Intrasubstance tear

    This kind of meniscus tear is an indication of the early stages of degenerative changes. Surgery is the one of the best solutions for this problem.

    Flap tear

    This kind of meniscus tear has an unusual pattern that causes a lot of pain. In this case, the surgeon usually removes a small part of the injured tissue.

    Complex tear

    This injury is a combination of several tear patterns including radial and horizontal tears. In this case, the surgeon usually removes the meniscus.

    Bucket handle tear

    A bucket handle tear is the main reason for knee lock and requires an urgent surgery to preserve the ability to bend at the knee. 


    Different kinds of Meniscus Repair in Iran

    Currently, there are three main methods for the surgical management of meniscus tears. The specialist will recommend you one of the three, considering the severity of your injury. Different types of Meniscus Repair in Iran are as following:

    • Meniscectomy 
    • Meniscal repair 
    • Meniscal reconstruction


    Preparation for the surgery

    Meniscus Repair in Iran requires careful examinations. During the medical examination, the specialist tests the range of motion of the knee joint in different positions. In addition, your form while walking, the amount of bending and stretching of the knee are also examined. In case of Meniscus tear, one feels noticeable pain in the knee area.

    Meniscus surgery is usually performed under general anesthesia. The Spinal anesthesia may also be recommended. During surgery, the surgeon removes the injury or smooths the joint surface.