Debridement means surgically removing excess or damaged soft tissue within the knee joint piece by piece.

 

Technique of debridement

Debridement may be performed via the arthroscope or via open surgery using a resector or forceps, or with a modern radiofrequency 'wand'.

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Dr Sheila Strover (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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