• He explained the procedures to me at every step and helped me understand my knee injury in the most simple way. I am also very happy with his personal follow up on my condition post my surgery. His support staff has also been extremely courteous and supportive.

    Yashita Munjal
    Visited For Meniscus Repair

  • I know Dr. Vikram Mahaskar for quite sometime. His diagnosis of injury is superb and so is his surgical acumen. If anyone known to me have any orthopedic problem Dr. Vikram Mahaskar will be the first choice.

    Visited For Meniscus Injury

  • Meniscus Repair Surgery in Delhi

    Meniscus repair surgery is a common operation for the removal of or the repair of the torn meniscus, a knee cartilage. The surgery involves a small incision and gets completed within an hour, the recovery and rehabilitation takes about a week. Meniscus repair surgery helps reduce pain, improve stability, and mobility.

    The meniscus aresemi-circular (‘C shaped) shock absorbers of the knee, protecting the articular cartilage or polish of the knee. When the meniscus is removed pressure over the cartilage increase substantially much like riding a bike without shock absorbers. Repairing a tear is critical to restore the knee to its original anatomy and provide cushioning to the cartilage.

    The meniscus either tears at its attachment at the back on the bone (root tear), throughout its length from front to back and gets stuck between the knee (bucket handle tear) or horizontally like a sandwich being cut into an upper and lower half (horizontal tear or a tear splitting the meniscus into a front and back portion (radial tear) or a combination of the above. The meniscus is then repaired according to the tear pattern using specialised devices and sutures.

    Its takes 6 weeks for the meniscus to heal. Till then range of motion is limited to less than 90 degrees, weight bearing is limited in the operated leg and crutches with a race used while walking. At 6 weeks full rang elf motion is permitted and supports taken off.

    Who needs Meniscus Repair Surgery?

    Meniscus injuries are common, especially among people who play sports, a sudden twist or collision can tear meniscus.

    Older people frequently get meniscus injuries as menisci get weak over time. In fact, meniscus tears are a common occurrence and part of the aging process.

    Surgery is a common treatment option for meniscus injuries as an injured cartilage makes the knee unstable, cause pain and swelling, and lead to knees to ‘lock-up’.

    Benefits of Meniscus Repair Surgery

    Some of the benefits of Meniscus repair surgery are:

    • It gets the patient back to sports and other activities,
    • It improves mobility,
    • Improves the stability of knee
    • Helps slow down the development of arthritis,
    • Completely relieves pain

    Why Choose Dr Vikram Mhaskar?

    Dr. Vikram Mhaskar is a well known and awarded Orthopaedician, he’s a specialized fellowship trained exclusive knee doctor in delhi and shoulder surgeon who brings the best care to his patients. Dr. Vikram Mhaskar is the best choice for Meniscus repair surgery. He has extensively trained in knee and shoulder surgery from both India and overseas. He specializes in complex knee and shoulder surgeries with high rates of return to sport for his patients including meniscus repair, meniscus transplants.