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Medial Compartment

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    I know that the 3 different compartments of the knee are medial, lateral and patella/femoral. Would you consider chondroplasty of the medial femoral condyle in the medial compartment or the patella/formoral compartment? Thanks so much for any help!

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    medial compartment

    Mary, CPC, COSC

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    I would also say Medial.

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    Medial: Medial femoral condyle, medial tibial plateau, medial meniscus

    Lateral: Lateral femoral condyle, lateral tibial plateau, lateral meniscus

    Patellofemoral: (suprapatellar pouch) patella, patellofemoral joint, trochlear notch of the femur, intercondylar notch (ACL/PCL) or also called "groove

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