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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.
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arthroscopy

A diagnostic method of examining the inside of a joint using an illuminating instrument such as a fiberoptic endoscope.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
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arthroscopy

n (pl -pies) artroscopia
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Get a Free Report Sample Copy @ https://www.mrrse.com/sample/1018 According to the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, approximately 4 million people undergo knee arthroscopies and 1.4 million shoulder arthroscopies are performed annually worldwide.
[11], in a report from their study of 220 hip joint arthroscopies, did emphasize the poor outcome of the applied therapy for patients with degenerative disease.
reported 3.3% major complication rate in over 200 open approaches.6 This rate is reasonable in such a major surgery, but on the other hand, a recent systematic review on 6962 hip arthroscopies showed that hip arthroscopy has only 0.2% major complication rate.
However, these days of fast tracking, arthroscopies are being carried out as day care surgeries and demands appropriate modification in anaesthesia approach.
WEDNESDAY, March 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (APM)-only procedures make up 66.7 percent of knee arthroscopies performed by low- and high-volume surgeons, according to a research letter published online Feb.
As a result of the growing popularity of hip arthroscopy for treatment of FAI, the orthopedic world witnessed a significant increase in the number of hip arthroscopies being performed.
Specific guidelines for the treatment of PMA do not exist; we used two arthroscopies and five weeks of antibiotic treatment.
Watanabe reported a series of 28 ankle arthroscopies in 1972 [8]; and Chen published his work on a series of 67 patients in 1976 [9].
Certainly, many knee arthroscopies can be avoided by better patient selection, initial conservative therapy, and clinical judgment, especially in patients over 45 years old.
Needless diagnostic arthroscopies can be evaded by MRI and can also aid orthopedic surgeon in surgical planning leading to decreased procedural time.