arthroscopy

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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"
Translations

ar·thros·co·py

n. artroscopia, examen del interior de una articulación.

arthroscopy

n (pl -pies) artroscopia
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Eighty-three patients underwent second-look arthroscopy, which showed a high percentage of graft survival (83%), grossly congruent joint surfaces, and donor sites that had filled in with fibrocartilage tissue.
Second-look arthroscopy performed in 10 patients showed that the articular defects were covered with fibrocartilaginous tissue at a level adjacent with normal articular surface and were firm when palpated with a probe.
On second-look arthroscopy, performed either three or six months after implantation, evaluation of the patients revealed newly formed tissue replacing the Meniscus Implant as it was resorbed.