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Suman Nag

Orthopaedic Surgeon | Posted | Health-beauty


On what body parts arthroscopy is performed?


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Arthroscopy is the treatment of joint problems. Basically, it is a surgical treatment procedure to cure problems related to joints. It involves diagnosing the joints. This surgery is done for such persons who have suffered from injured joint, damaged joint over a long time, etc. The arthroscopy can be done on knee, shoulder, elbow, hip, ankle, wrist, foot, etc. During the surgery, a tool called arthroscope is put inside the joints of these parts.

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Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which arthroscopic surgery is performed on a joint usually using arthroscope. Arthroscope is a thin, telescopic instrument that has an endoscope (a small video camera) and instruments attached to the inside of its curved tube for insertion through small incisions.

 

Arthroscopy allows preoperative examination of the joint before surgical treatment, and it allows intra-operative examination of the joint after surgical treatment. It also provides an opportunity for exploration of the articular cartilage, synovium or meniscus.

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