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arthroscope

[′ärth·rə‚skōp]
(medicine)
An endoscope for examining the interior of a joint.
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Unilateral Biportal Endoscopic Spinal Surgery Using a 30 degrees Arthroscope for L5-S1 Foraminal Decompression.
This is where the 70-degree arthroscope was useful.
Arthroplasty and Sport Arthroscope, Orthopedics Department, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
"Traction of the joint also is necessary to create a space between the femoral head and the hip socket, into which the arthroscope and surgical instruments can be inserted." However, the technology behind arthroscopy has improved in the last 10 years, and more surgeons have been trained to perform the surgery.
The arthroscope is attached to a camera allowing visualisation of the joint and assessment of the cartilage.
The visualization of the caudal frontal sinus area (Figure 2C) varied according to the equipment used; the 4mm 30[degrees] arthroscope was most efficient (viewing rate of 87.5%).
Using the arthroscope, the torn portion of the meniscus is removed (resected), with the goal of leaving behind as much healthy cartilage as possible.
* treating osteoarthritis of the knee with an arthroscope
To determine this distance as accurately as possible (errors can be made as a result of the magnifying effect of the arthroscope), the width of the long head of the BT (approximately 6 mm) was taken as a guide.
The arthroscope was placed through the standard posterior portal and used to create two working portals anteriorly.
offers its nuvis single-use Arthroscope. According to the company, it is the only single-use rigid endoscope commercially available in the United States.
Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed by an orthopaedic physician in which a damaged joint is treated through small incisions with specialized tools under the guidance of a tiny camera called an arthroscope.