I am about to have arthroscopy on my knee. Can you describe this procedure for me using simple words?
Mr. Manoj Sood
Mr. Manoj Sood
Orthopaedic surgeon
Bedford
This is a "keyhole" procedure in which th interior of of the knee joint is visualised and one or more of a number of procedures performed.

It is performed through 2 (and sometimes 3) small incisions (cuts) in the skin. Through one a mini fibreoptic camera is used to visualise the joint. Through the other instruments are placed to perform procedures.

Knee arthroscopy is usually performed under general anaesthesia but can also be performed under spinal anaesthesia.

The procedure takes between 20 and 40 minutes depending on the exact procedure performed.

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