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When a person suffers meniscus tear in the knee, doctors usually suggest meniscectomy surgery. During the meniscectomy surgical procedure, surgeons remove torn meniscus to help it heal with time. However, a doctor’s decision to operate depends upon the ability of the meniscus of the patient to heal quickly, which in turn depends on the health, age and activity level of the patient.

Sometimes, doctors decide at the time of surgery by looking at the meniscus, whether to remove it or not. Their decision depends upon specific factors such as how strong is the meniscus and how severe and big is the meniscus tear.

A small tear appearing on the outer edge of the meniscus is treated with home treatment. However, medium or severe tear are best treated with a surgery. When the tear spreads from the outer edge to the inner portions of around two-thirds of the meniscus, the situation is complicated and cannot be solved with surgery. When there is a tear within the inner two-third portion of the meniscus, then it is treated with partial surgery or meniscectomy.

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Asian Hospital, Faridabad

Faridabad

Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad, India is a 350+ bedded tertiary care super specialty hospital. It is certified by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Institutions (NABH) and National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL).

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Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon

Gurgaon

Artemis Hospital in Gurgaon, India, is a super multi-speciality hospital spread across an area of 9 acres. This 380+ bedded hospital has been certified by Joint Commission International (JCI) and National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) for meeting the highest quality of standard when it comes to patient care and treatment.

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Manipal health system MEMG

Goa, India

Termed as one of the largest hospitals in India, Manipal health system – Manipal Education and Medical Group [MEMG] marks its stand in the Indian state of Goa. This hospital offers a number of specialties and well-trained doctors; it also offers a 24/7 service of pharmacy, neonatal emergency, laboratory and paediatric.

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Apollo Hospital Southern Region

Chennai, India

The flagship hospital of the Apollo Group, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, was established in 1983. Undaunted and unfazed by the obstacles faced, Apollo Hospitals has ever since nurtured a goal which re….

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Fortis Hospitals- Anandpur

Kolkata, India

Fortis Hospital, Anandapur, Kolkata is a world-class super-speciality NABH accredited tertiary care healthcare hospital. The 10-storied, 400 bed hospital is built on a 3 lakh square feet area, equi….

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