Inside Out Meniscus Repair

  • Vikram Arun Mhaskar

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This video would be a complete step-by-step technique of doing inside-out meniscus suturing. It would cover the principles of the method, the instrumentation and positioning of the patient, and the method per se. It also describes the making of a safety incision, which is critical for a good repair.

The video also discusses the tips and tricks of doing the procedure, potential complications, and preventing ways. It covers the arthroscopic part of the surgery and the external video of tying knots on the capsule.

This video intends to make the viewer adept at doing the technique comfortably.


This video presents the comprehensive step by step technique of doing inside out meniscus suturing in detail covering the principles of the technique.

About The Author

Vikram Arun Mhaskar

Dr. Vikram Arun Mhaskar is a fellowship-trained exclusive knee and shoulder surgeon practicing at Sitaram Bhartia Institute Of Science & Research, New Delhi, India. He has over 20 peer-reviewed publications, five book chapters, and six original arthroscopic surgical techniques published in reputed journals worldwide. His surgical technique videos are published on the AAOS channel OVT, Vu media, and many others. He does the most significant number of meniscus repairs in North India and is a faculty member at most conferences on knee and shoulder repairs, especially meniscus repairs. He has invented a few techniques that are published in peer-reviewed international reputed journals.

He is the co-author of Essential Orthopaedics, India’s leading textbook of orthopedics; He is an honorary visiting professor of clinical orthopedics at DIPSAR, School of physiotherapy.


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Vikram Arun Mhaskar
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Springer, Singapore
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Video Transcript


I am Dr. Vikram Mhaskar, a knee and shoulder surgeon from New Delhi, India. And in this video, we are going to be talking about inside out meniscus repair, how do you do it, both arthroscopically as well as recording from outside.

The inside out repair technique is a very effective technique for any kind of meniscus tear, may it be a radial tear, a horizontal tear, a vertical or bucket handle tear. In this video, we will be using a bucket handle tear as our example of doing this wonderful technique.

The inside out technique can be used on any part of the medial meniscus if it’s torn, and the body and anterior part of the lateral meniscus safely. We will also be discussing little tips and tricks of doing this technique better. And I hope you enjoy this tutorial. Thank you.