Think of all the sportspersons you know of, from Sachin Tendulkar to Raphael Nadal, who seem to keep getting injured and are in the news for undergoing surgery. If you were wondering how they go through surgery and yet get back to playing so quickly, it is arthroscopic surgery (or arthroscopy) that makes it possible.
Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure where an arthroscope (a type of endoscope which is an instrument which allows the surgeon to see into the body while performing a procedure) is inserted into joints through small incisions and used to carry out surgery mostly on the knee and shoulder joints. This afford many advantages to the patient such as a huge reduction in pain (since the incisions are so small), rapid recovery and minimal scarring.
Here at Sita Bhateja Speciality Hospital, we offer some of the very best arthroscopic procedures, conducted by highly respected and skilled surgeons. While arthroscopy can be used to treat various ailments, some of the most common and crucial procedures are as follows.