Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases involving joints. With arthroscopy the surgeon can see in detail the knee joint and make the necessary interventions from the holes cut 4.5 mm in length, thanks to a small lens and lighting system, called an arthroscope, with an array of lead pencil holes.
Most Common Problems of the Knee
The ligamental tears, especially the anterior cruciate ligament,
Joint cartilage damage,
Inflammation and extension of knee joint membrane (synovitis); Usually due to rheumatic conditions.
Arthrosis or arthritis
Arthroscopic (closed) interventions in the knee
Removal of torn meniscal pieces,
Stiching of some meniscal tears,
Anterior and posterior cruciate ligament repair,
Early treatment of osteoarthritis,
Osteochondritis [cartilage dislocations or loose bodies]
Fractures involving the knee joint,
Correction of patella (knee cap) axis,
Treatment of knee dislocations,
Drainage of joint inflammation,
Removal of diseased joint membrane (sinovektomy),
Correction of movement limitations caused by accident or sickness,
Removal of benign tumors and cysts within the joint those can be done with arthroscopy or arthroscopy assisted.