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Knee Arthroscopy

A minimally invasive surgical innovation that allows the surgeon to see inside the knee and carry out procedures through a tiny incision.

Knee Arthroscopy

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Arthroscopic surgery can be used to diagnose and treat knee injuries. This minimally invasive approach to surgery can help speed recovery, reduce pain and minimize scarring, when compared with traditional open surgery.

Knee Arthroscopy

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Arthroscopy uses a device called an arthroscope. This small, pen-shaped instrument has a miniature video camera attached to the end. The arthroscope is inserted through a small incision in the knee.

Knee Arthroscopy: A video journey

This video series will share information on what to expect before, during and after the procedure.



The success of the knee arthroscopy procedure depends on age, weight, activity level and other factors. There are potential risks and recovery takes time. People with conditions limiting rehabilitation should not have this surgery. Only an orthopaedic surgeon can tell if knee arthroscopy is right for you.

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