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ar·thro·scope

 (är′thrə-skōp′)
n.
An endoscope that is inserted into a joint and used for viewing or performing a surgical procedure.

ar′thro·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
ar′thro·scop′ic·al·ly adv.
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arthroscope

(ˈɑːθrəˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) a tubular instrument that is inserted into the capsule of a joint to examine the joint, extract tissue, etc
ˌarthroˈscopic adj
arthroscopy n
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ar•thro•scope

(ˈɑr θrəˌskoʊp)

n.
an endoscope for use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseased or injured joints.
[1930–35]
ar•thros′co•py (-ˈθrɒs kə pi) n.
ar`thro•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arthroscope - a type of endoscope that is inserted into a joint for visual examinationarthroscope - a type of endoscope that is inserted into a joint for visual examination
endoscope - a long slender medical instrument for examining the interior of a bodily organ or performing minor surgery
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Translations

ar·thro·scope

n. artroscopio, instrumento que se usa para el diagnóstico y tratamiento de ciertas condiciones en las articulaciones.
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This technology provides visual details to help in the diagnostic process of the joint through an arthroscope. It has a small lens and is equipped with a small fiber optic light.
SLAP lesions can be repaired arthro-scopically, in which the surgeon makes a small incision and inserts a small camera (arthroscope) into the shoulder joint.
Arthroscopic surgery - a type of keyhole surgery where smaller incisions are made and a tiny camera called an arthroscope is used by the surgeon to look inside the joint.
Michael Burman of the New York Hospital for Joint Diseases explored the use of an arthroscope in the laboratory using a special 4-mm diameter endoscopic instrument.
Arthroscopy is the minimally invasive surgical procedure in which an orthopedic surgeon uses a specialized tool with a tiny camera (arthroscope) to gain access to the damaged joint.
After mastering the use of the arthroscope in the early 1970s, he became one of its earliest experts and advocates in North Texas.
Arthroscopy: A surgical procedure which uses a thin telescope with a light source (an arthroscope) to look inside joints and, if necessary, the surgeon can use an arthroscope to perform "keyhole" surgery.
Light is transmitted through fiber optics to the end of the arthroscope that is inserted into the joint.
Light is transmitted through fibre optics to the end of the arthroscope that is inserted into the joint.
In addition, adequate visualization of the tumor may not always be possible and bone grafting of the tumor cavity cannot be performed through the arthroscope. Finally, curettage of epiphyseal bone tumors may damage the articular cartilage, thereby resulting in osteoarthritis [8].
Knee arthroscopy was performed using a 4.0-mm arthroscope angled at 30[degrees].