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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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These findings echoed those of Moseley et al's 2002 single-blinded RCT, in which researchers assigned 180 patients to arthroscopic surgery or sham surgery, and found surgery to be of no benefit.
Hawkins retrospectively reviewed 50 cases of arthroscopic stapling for shoulder instability in 1989.
Arthroscopic subacromial decompression for subacromial shoulder pain (CSAW): A multicentre, pragmatic, parallel group, placebo-controlled, three-group, randomised surgical trial Lancet 2017 (epub 20 November 2017).
sup][2] Treatment usually needs complete removal of all the diseased synovial tissue by arthroscopic synovectomy; postoperative radiation therapy can be effective in certain cases of recurrent PVNS following arthroscopic treatment.
Recently, researchers in Norway determined that a supervised course of exercise therapy can produce the same outcome as arthroscopic surgery for meniscus tears in the knee.
Medical devices company Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSE MKT:BVX) disclosed on Tuesday the receipt of the 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its new bipolar ablator, branded 'PlazXact', an innovative tool that offers surgeons precision and safety when performing arthroscopic procedures.
This volume presents 24 diagnostic, therapeutic, and reconstructive techniques in arthroscopic surgery of the foot and ankle.
Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery" is the official journal of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, and the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy.
Recently, a medical device manufacturer was looking to improve its production of arthroscopic shavers.
Methods: From 2008 to 2012, 33 consecutive patients with intratendinous PTRCTs underwent arthroscopic repair.
When medical therapy fails to relieve the pain of osteoarthrosis of knee, arthroscopic debridement can be done.
In a surprising new review published in BMJ, researchers have found that arthroscopic knee surgery to alleviate pain in middle-aged and older patients, despite its wide use, is not more beneficial than standard non-surgical care--and is associated with certain significant harms.