Knee Arthroscopy

A knee arthroscopy is often referred to as “keyhole surgery”. Using an arthroscope and special instruments the inside of the knee is examined through two or rarely three small incisions around the knee. Arthroscopy of the knee is quite commonly performed for dealing with meniscal tears. These are often diagnosed on a MRI scan. Some meniscal tears are amenable to repair with suture anchors. If possible, a repair is always preferred over resection of the torn meniscus. Unfortunately, the majority...

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