Medial Meniscus Root Tear with Bone Fragment: Repair Technique

Nicholas Colyvas, MD, presents the arthroscopic repair technique for a 36-year-old male police officer with a medial meniscus root tear with a bone fragment. Dr. Colyvas demonstrates how the fragment is placed back in proper position, the preparation of the fragment, tibia bed and the meniscocapsular surface and the final fixation. This procedure allowed the patient to return to full activity four months after surgery.


July 29, 2019

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Nicholas Colyvas, MD

Nicholas Colyvas, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Nicholas Colyvas is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder, with particular interests in meniscus repair, rotator cuff surgery and biceps tendon surgery.

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