Knee arthroscopy - series
Injury to the ligaments of the knee are common sports-related injuries.
Arthroscopy, which involves the use of a small camera and small instruments on the end of long narrow tubes, introduced into the knee through small incisions, may be recommended for knee problems such as:
- A torn knee disc (meniscus)
- A damaged knee bone (patella)
- A damaged ligament
- Inflamed or damaged lining of the joint (synovium)
Procedure, part 1
Procedure, part 2
- Last reviewed on 1/25/2013
- Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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