SUMMARY In this article you will learn what an arthroscopy is, why it is commonly performed and what risks it entails. Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that allows surgeons to view, diagnose and treat the inside of large joints. The word arthroscopy comes from the Greek words ‘athros’ (joint) and ‘scopos’ (to look). VIDEO SUMMARY - [...]
Surgery types Depending on the severity of articular arthrosis and the location, there are certain operations that may be appropriate. These operations involve the mechanical engagement with the affected joint(s). Arthroscopy This is considered a “minimally invasive” surgery. Under local anaesthesia, a small opening usually only the size of a pinhead is used to insert a [...]