Knee Arthroscopy

What is Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty?

Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty is a surgical procedure used for the treatment of arthritis in one of the knee compartments in which the damaged parts of the knee are replaced. In Unicompartmental knee replacement (also called “partial” knee replacement) only a portion of the knee is resurfaced. This procedure is an alternative to total knee replacement for patients whose disease is limited […]

Updated on February 8, 2017      Admin

What is the recovery like after knee arthroscopy?

Recovery after knee arthroscopy The content and duration of the rehabilitation program after knee arthroscopy depend on the damage found in the joint and the repair that was made. Following partial removal of a meniscus, the patient may bear weight on the operated leg as early as on the day of surgery. Depending on the […]

Updated on January 31, 2017      Admin

What Complications May Occur During And After Knee Arthroscopy?

Serious complications after knee arthroscopy are rare, and the benefits of the procedure generally outweigh the risks. However, complications can occur during and after the operation. The following complications are possible: Bleeding into the knee joint is common after arthroscopic surgery. It depends on the type and location of the procedures performed during the operation. […]

Updated on January 26, 2017      Admin

What is Knee Arthroscopy Step-by-Step

Knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure by which the knee is examined with an arthroscopic camera, and its inner structures are displayed on a monitor. With the use of arthroscopic instruments, these structures are felt, trimmed and shaved, torn parts can be sutured in place, and damaged tissue, loose fragments of bone and cartilage […]

Updated on January 26, 2017      Admin