Sample Name: Knee Arthroscopy & Medial Meniscoplasty
Description: Arthroscopy of the left knee with medial meniscoplasty. Internal derangement, left knee. Displaced bucket-handle tear of medial meniscus, left knee.
(Medical Transcription Sample Report)
PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Internal derangement, left knee.
POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Internal derangement, left knee.
PROCEDURE PERFORMED: Arthroscopy of the left knee with medial meniscoplasty.
GROSS FINDINGS: Displaced bucket-handle tear of medial meniscus, left knee.
The knee was then flushed with normal saline and suctioned dry. 20 cc of 0.25% Marcaine was injected into the knee and into the arthroscopy portals. A dressing consisting of Adaptic, 4x4s, ABDs, and Webril were applied followed by a TED hose. The patient was then transferred to the recovery room in stable condition.
Keywords: orthopedic, arthroscopy, meniscoplasty, derangement, internal derangement, knee, displaced bucket handle tear, femoral condyle, tibial plateau, medial meniscoplasty, medial meniscus, medial,