Arthroscopic surgery is surgery performed via keyhole surgery or arthroscopy.

Arthroscopy involves tiny instruments inserted into the knee via keyhole 'portals'.



The term infers that the problem inside the knee was dealt with via arthroscopy, but does not specify exactly what was done.


Diagnostic Arthroscopy

This course gives one an overview of the anatomy of the knee as the surgeon sees it during arthroscopy. The reader will get an idea of how the surgeon's view inside the knee is dependent upon the positioning of the portals and instruments.



Arthroscopic surgery for degenerative knee: systematic review and meta-analysis of benefits and harms. Thorlund JB, Juhl CB, Roos EM and Lohmander LS. BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 16 June 2015)

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