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Meniscal Tear
Posted by: BJ
Date: October 12, 1999 6:39 AM

I have just found that I have a Meniscal Tear in the cartilage of my knee. I would like to know if surgery is my "only" option.

Meniscal Tear
Posted by: Ron Kennedy,MD
Date: October 15, 1999 7:00 AM

It may be your only reasonable option. Cartilage is slow to repair and even slower when the joint is being used.

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