Meniscal Surgery & Repair
Dr Vertullo reduces to meniscus back into its correct position, prior to repairing it. Preservation of the meniscus is vital to prevent later osteoarthritis. Arthroscopic video of a bucket handle tear of the medial meniscus undergoing repair. The meniscal tear being repaired with “fast fix” all inside repair devices in double row pattern , ie above & below.
It is essentially two bioabsorbable plugs with a slip not between the two plugs. It enables the tear to be securely held while it heals.
If the meniscus is unable to be repaired, a partial meniscectomy can be performed.