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ar·thros·co·py

 (är-thrŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. ar·thros·co·pies
A surgical procedure in which an arthroscope is passed to the interior of a joint through a small incision for the purpose of visual examination, diagnosis, or treatment; arthroscopic surgery.

arthroscopy

A diagnostic method of examining the inside of a joint using an illuminating instrument such as a fiberoptic endoscope.
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Noun1.arthroscopy - a minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged jointarthroscopy - a minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint; the surgeon examines the joint with an arthroscope while making repairs through a small incision
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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ar·thros·co·py

n. artroscopia, examen del interior de una articulación.

arthroscopy

n (pl -pies) artroscopia
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A prospective, randomized comparison of open vs arthroscopically assisted ACL reconstruction.
The entire operation can be done arthroscopically in less than one hour.
Starting the treatment arthroscopically allows clear evaluation of the osteochondral fragment, assessment of the talar defect and identification, as well as treatment of associated disorders (4).
ACL reconstruction is almost always done arthroscopically, which uses several small incisions rather than a large incision that exposes the entire knee joint.