Open Quadriceps Repair

The majority of people with complete quadriceps tears will require surgery to repair the torn tendon.  In the event of a large partial tear or a partial tear in the setting of chronic tendon degermation, a repair may be deemed necessary, as well. An open quadriceps repair involves reattaching the torn tendon to its attachment […]

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Proximal Tibial Osteotomy

Osteotomy means “cutting of the bone,” and a proximal tibial osteotomy refers to a specific cut that results in unloading or relieving pressure on the medial (inner aspect) of the knee joint. It is often done in the setting of a painful bow-legged deformity that has resulted in medial compartment osteoarthritis. A wedge of bone […]

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Knee Removal of Hardware and Bone Grafting

This protocol is generally utilized in the setting of the first stage of a two-stage Revision ACL Reconstruction. In the first stage, the failed graft and previous fixation is removed, and bone graft is placed in the pre-existing tunnels. The patient then participates in a period rehabilitation awaiting healing of the newly bone grafted knee […]

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Knee Chondral Microfracture

Articular cartilage is the smooth, porcelain-appearing tissue that covers the ends of bones at joints. Cartilage enables the gliding of bones at the joint level with little friction. Articular cartilage damage can occur traumatically or over time (“wear and tear”). It unfortunately does not regenerate, so depending on the depth and severity of injury, various […]

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Arthroscopic Knee Debridement

Arthroscopic knee surgery involves (generally) two small incisions that allow an arthroscopic camera and arthroscopic instruments to work within the knee joint. The debridement is often performed to remove loose bodies, remove scar tissue or smooth out chondral (cartilage) flaps that have resulted in grinding or otherwise pain provocative issues within the knee joint. […]

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Meniscal Repair

There are many types of meniscal tears – some are more readily reparable than others. Multiple factors are considered with regard to meniscal repair – tear type, tear location (relative to good blood supply), chronicity of the tear, for example. The goal is to repair the meniscus if at all possible.  Of note, in the […]

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Partial Meniscectomy

There are many types of meniscal tears – some are more readily reparable that others. Multiple factors are considered with regard to meniscal repair – tear type, tear location (relative to good blood supply), chronicity of the tear, for example. The goal is to repair the meniscus if at all possible, but in the case […]

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