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arthroscopy

[är′thrä·skə·pē]
(medicine)
Visual examination of the interior of a joint by means of an arthroscope.
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Until now, true transosseous fixation has been difficult to achieve arthroscopically.
Arthroscopically assisted percutaneous osteosynthesis of lateral tibial plateau fractures.
10 cases involved only ACL injuries which were diagnosed clinically, MRI and Arthroscopically.
The literature suggests that these have been safely excised via either an open method or arthroscopically.
Similarly, Anterior Drawer Test was found positive in 24 patients indicating ACL tear and arthroscopically it was confirmed in 22 patients.
As a result of this advance in technology, ArthroCare believes that 70,000 shoulder injuries currently untreated or performed as open repairs can now be repaired arthroscopically.
With recent improvements in arthroscopic stabilization techniques, including suture anchors, a review of the current literature indicates that it is possible to arthroscopically mirror the principles of open anterior shoulder stabilization in select patients, therefore, making it possible to obtain similar outcomes.
When used together, they enable the surgeon to arthroscopically repair the torn labrum quickly and securely.
Methods for arthroscopically assisted hardware removal have been described for implants used about the proximal humerus, (4,5) proximal tibia, (6) and the distal femur.
The innovative AutoCuff System is gaining acceptance rapidly among the medical community and has tremendous potential for continued growth in an under-penetrated market, where only 10-20 percent of all rotator cuff repairs are performed arthroscopically," said Michael A.
20) In 1997, Belanger and Fadale reported on the development of calf compartment syndrome after an arthroscopically assisted ORIF of a tibial plateau fracture.
Opus developed an innovative rotator cuff repair system that produces an exceptionally secure anatomic repair, is fast and easy to use, and because it is performed arthroscopically, greatly facilitates the patient's return to normal activity.