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Arthroscopy (also called arthroscopic surgery) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure in which an examination and sometimes treatment of damage of the interior of a joint is performed using an arthroscope, a type of endoscope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision. Arthroscopic procedures can be performed either to evaluate or to treat many orthopaedic conditions including torn floating cartilage, torn surface cartilage, ACL reconstruction, and trimming damaged cartilage.
Near infrared spectroscopy technique for accurate evaluation of chondral injuries

Near infrared spectroscopy technique for accurate evaluation of chondral injuries

Damage to small nerves shown to be cause of chronic pain following knee surgeries

Damage to small nerves shown to be cause of chronic pain following knee surgeries

New Finnish study compares surgical treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome to placebo surgery

New Finnish study compares surgical treatment of shoulder impingement syndrome to placebo surgery

New TSPO-targeted PET imaging more fully evaluates extent of rheumatoid arthritis

New TSPO-targeted PET imaging more fully evaluates extent of rheumatoid arthritis

Research finds keyhole surgery to be more effective than physiotherapy for groin pain

Research finds keyhole surgery to be more effective than physiotherapy for groin pain

DePuy Synthes launches new TRUESPAN Meniscal Repair System

DePuy Synthes launches new TRUESPAN Meniscal Repair System

The Truth Behind Donating Your Body to a Medical School

The Truth Behind Donating Your Body to a Medical School

Need a medical procedure? Pick the right provider and get cash back

Need a medical procedure? Pick the right provider and get cash back

Common knee surgery brings little or no benefit to older patients, study shows

Common knee surgery brings little or no benefit to older patients, study shows

AANA and VirtaMed collaborate to advance arthroscopic surgery training

AANA and VirtaMed collaborate to advance arthroscopic surgery training

Phase III clinical study of regenerative therapy for treating damaged cartilage has started

Phase III clinical study of regenerative therapy for treating damaged cartilage has started

Decompression surgery may offer no additional benefit for people with shoulder impingement

Decompression surgery may offer no additional benefit for people with shoulder impingement

Swiss doctors planning to specialize in orthopedics should pass mandatory simulator exam

Swiss doctors planning to specialize in orthopedics should pass mandatory simulator exam

Evena Medical introduces advanced wearable ultrasound for real-time bedside imaging at MEDICA 2016

Evena Medical introduces advanced wearable ultrasound for real-time bedside imaging at MEDICA 2016

New gait analysis laboratory and equipment installed at Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute

New gait analysis laboratory and equipment installed at Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute

Hip arthroscopy for FAI shows slightly varied outcomes based on patient's age and sex

Hip arthroscopy for FAI shows slightly varied outcomes based on patient's age and sex

Ways to prevent, treat knee and hip joint pain

Ways to prevent, treat knee and hip joint pain

VirtaMed introduces new hip arthroscopy simulator at EFORT Congress

VirtaMed introduces new hip arthroscopy simulator at EFORT Congress

Arthroscopic surgery may not be best option for older, arthritis patients

Arthroscopic surgery may not be best option for older, arthritis patients

Suture anchor technique supports more knee movement during recovery process

Suture anchor technique supports more knee movement during recovery process