Chondroplasty Microfracture Complications And Pain

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Knee microfracture surgery is a common procedure used to repair damaged knee cartilage. Cartilage is the material that helps cushion the area where bones meet in the joints. Often, athletes have this procedure.


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Cartilage regeneration - knee


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Three different types of anesthesia may be used for knee arthroscopy surgery:

  • Your knee may be numbed with painkilling medicine, along with medicines to relax you
  • Spinal (regional) anesthesia
  • General anesthesia, where you...
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