Arthrolysis is the surgical cutting and removing of scar tissue in a stiff joint.



The scar tissue may be consequent on adhesions.


An overview of the common surgical managements for arthrofibrosis, and their effectiveness.

A discussion based upon an interesting thread in the KNEEguru Forum (bulletin board).



Arthroscopic arthrolysis of the knee. Mariani PP, Gigli C and Ferretti A. Ital J Orthop Traumatol. 1988 Jun;14(2):149-56.

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