Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that is performed on joints. It is done to diagnose and treat joint problems. It is a minimally invasive procedure, i.e. it is a surgical procedure performed through tiny incisions. Arthroscopy is performed using an arthroscope.
Types of Arthroscopy
Arthroscopy can either be a Diagnostic Procedure or a Surgical Procedure.
Sometimes X-rays and other imaging methods can be insufficient. In such cases, Arthroscopy acts as a diagnostic procedure. The surgeon inserts a narrow tube through the small incision. This tube is fitted with a fibre optic video camera. This camera captures the view inside your joint which is then transmitted to a high-definition monitor.
Surgical Treatment Procedure:
Arthroscopic surgery is used to repair a few joint damages. Using very thin surgical equipment which is inserted via small incisions.
Some of the joint problems that can be treated with Arthroscopic surgery are:-
Loose Bone Fragments
Damaged or Torn Cartilage
Inflamed Joint Linings
Scarring within joints
When is an Arthroscopy done?
Arthroscopy is a treatment for your joints. If there is any joint damage like inflammation or you suffer an injury to your joints. Your doctor might recommend an Arthroscopy.
The most common joints on which Arthroscopy is performed are:
Dr. Rela’s institute is blessed with a team of brilliant practitioners of arthroscopy. With years of experience, our doctors are veterans in this field. Our team of experts have successfully performed countless arthroscopic procedures.
Dr Rela’s is also equipped with top-notch equipment. Machinery capable of performing the latest manoeuvres makes Dr. Rela’s stand apart. At Dr. Rela’s, your joints are in the safest hands possible.