Knee scope - arthroscopic lateral retinacular release; Synovectomy; Patellar debridement
Use of arthroscopy has reduced the need to surgically open the knee joint. This has resulted in less pain and stiffness, fewer complications, decreased length (if any) of hospitalization, and faster recovery time. Expectations vary widely with the indication for the surgery.
Surgery done for a meniscal tear or loose bodies when the patient has no other...Read more
In the previous post, we discussed different types of surgeries which are used in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. This week I’d... Read more »
There's a new method emerging for surgical repair of a ruptured quadriceps tendon. The standard repair uses interlocking continuous sutures. The ends... Read more »
Tearing or rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a common knee injury, especially in people who participate in certain sports. Because... Read more »