Meniscus: Intrasubstance Tear

Meniscus: Intrasubstance Tear

Nicholas Colyvas, MD, presents a case study of 28-year-old hiker and cyclist who sustained an intrasubstance tear in her medial meniscus. After undergoing an arthroscopy at another institution, medial-sided pain continued. Through advanced imaging, she received an accurate diagnosis at UCSF, underwent an arthroscopic procedure to repair the tear, and was pain-free six months post-op.


Published

July 29, 2019

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UCSF MedConnection

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Nicholas Colyvas, MD

Nicholas Colyvas, MD

Professor, 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. He has extensive ...

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