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Sakra World Hospital, launches Sakra Sports Injury Centre inaugurated by Mr. Sunil Chhetri, Captain of Indian National Football Team & Bengaluru FC. The centre is backed with highly specialized team of Orthopedic Surgeons and offers integrated diagnostics, rehabilitation, treatment specifically targeted to sports related injuries.
In a recent sports injury case, Sakra World Hospital, performed the first meniscal transplant in Karnataka. The procedure was performed by team of doctors headed by Dr Chandrashekar.P Senior Consultant & HOD – Orthopaedics, Sakra World Hospital
A 43-year-old Yemeni man who had injured his anterior-cruciate ligament and inner meniscus injury two years ago while playing sports and had a surgery (done outside hospital) which involved ligament reconstruction and partial removal of meniscus. A year later he had a minor injury to the same knee for which he underwent second surgery (outside hospital) where more than 80% of his meniscus had to be removed. When he presented to us he complained of pain and we got relevant investigations, MRI and X-rays which showed loss of more than 80% inner meniscus and he had started developing early cartilage (degenerative) damage due to less meniscus tissue left and only option in this case to avoid further cartilage damage is to give a meniscal transplant. Though synthetic meniscal transplant were tried before globally for few years, it failed. The best concept is to transplant the meniscus from the Cadaver. Read more