Arthroscopy is a process of examination of the joints using fiber optic cameras and technological imaging systems. With the closed arthroscopic surgery method, the joints can be examined without opening. In this way, appropriate treatments for disability, injury, and diseases in the joints are made by your doctor. Today, the arthroscopic surgery method is mostly used for problems related to the knee joint.
In Which Situations is the Arthroscopic Surgery Used?
In addition to the problems occurring in the knee joint, arthroscopic surgery (closed surgical method) is a method that can be used in other joints of the body and has high success rates. The arthroscopic method can be used to treat synovial diseases in the hip joint, problems in the thigh and pelvis, ligamentum teres injuries, and conditions that cause compression in front and behind the hip joint.
The arthroscopy method is also used in shoulder impingement, rotator cuff tear, biceps-related tears, and recurrent shoulder dislocations. These and similar problems encountered in the anterior and posterior joints of the ankle are easily diagnosed and treated with the arthroscopy (closed surgery) method, which has come to the fore with the development of technology.
How is Knee Arthroscopy Performed?
First of all, the patient’s current health status and suitability for arthroscopy are evaluated and tests are performed on the patient. Before knee arthroscopy, local anesthesia is generally applied to the lower back region of the patient, but in some cases, general anesthesia can also be applied. When the local anesthesia method is selected, the patient is awake and can watch the operation on the screen if he/she wishes. Your specialist will choose the most appropriate anesthesia method and will successfully complete the procedure.
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