A Knee Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) procedure, which provides a quick, easy and clear view of the inside of the knee through a pencil size slim, high-resolution camera known as an Arthroscope. Knee arthroscopy is also known by different names such as knee synovectomy, Meniscus repair or simply knee surgery. Our joint care center provide cost effective Knee Arthroscopy Surgery for Knee Pain Treatment in Jaipur, India.
Arthroscope is a tiny camera which enables the visualisation of the internal regions ,as it is connected to a monitor or screen. An arthroscope can be used for the following:
The knee joint is very easily injured through sports injuries, work related injuries, arthritis or general inflammation or ‘wear and tear’.
Knee Arthroscopy is usually performed in order to investigate and relieve
During the procedure the surgeon makes a small incision on the affected knee joint, and inserts the arthroscope. The arthroscope, being connected to monitor enables the clear view of the damage that has caused to the knee. Depending on the severity of the damage , the surgeons decide whether to proceed further or not. If the surgeon decides to proceed , fluid is then inserted into the joint to distend the joint and to allow for the visualization of the structures within that joint on a television monitor. Few more small incisions are made to insert the surgical instruments that are used to fix or remove the damaged tissues from the knee. Once the procedure is completed the incisions are stitched together. The whole procedure is carried out under anesthesia. Local, regional, or general anesthesia can be given.
Generally these procedures last from 30-90 minutes. It is a day care surgery. Patient has to stay in hospital maximum for 2 days.
The surgical incisions are even less than an inch, which are closed with a simple sticky dressing and absorbable stitches. No scar mark is left after surgery.
Patient has to take some simple precautions and do regular exercises, which can be done by the patient himself or with the help of physiotherapist.
At an arthroscopy centre, Arthroscopy Surgeon carries out a full evaluation of your individual needs and circumstances, provide you with a comprehensive verbal and written explanation of your condition and recommend the most appropriate solution to improve your condition. However people suffering from the following conditions are recommended for knee arthroscopy.
Some of the risks associated with the knee arthroscopy are:
After the knee arthroscopy ,one can expect a relief from chronic pain of knee joints. Full recovery following the knee arthroscopy depends on the type of damage for which the surgery was performed.
Usually damaged or torn cartilages and inflamed synovium lining are fully recovered and the patients resume all the activities with respect to knee. The knees can experience a natural motion. One can carry out their routine activities like walking with much ease.