Arthroscope has been in use in the knee surgery. It is also used to treat knee problems and diagnose too. An arthroscope is a small camera that is sent into the bone to see what is the problem. Sometimes, it is also used to diagnose the problem. The output of camera is displayed on a big display which lets the doctor to decide what is the cause or the problem in the knee. This surgery is small as it only requires small opening to let the camera inside and the rest of the work is decided by the view of camera. Camera tells the exact location of problem so only that area is operated where the problem persists. The recovery time of this surgery is much less than a regular surgery because in this surgery only a specific area of body is opened to operate due to the precision of problem through camera.
This surgery may be required when you have severe or continuous mild pain in knee or the knee joints. The surgery does not take long and it is done in one day, the patient can go home the day of the surgery too but can stay if feeling uncomfortable. The procedure of the surgery is pretty simple. When you go to the hospital, you will be taken to the operation theatre and you will be prepared for surgery. After the cleaning processes are done, the small area of your knee will be opened up to send the arthroscope into the knee. The tiny camera will show everything onto the screen. There would be continuous fluid going into the arthroscope in order to keep it clean. When the problem is identified by the surgeon through the camera display, then the damaged tissue will be removed from the knee arthroscopy in Gold coast through small instruments. When, the damage tissue is out then the cut will be cleaned again and will be closed. After some time, you will be able to walk again.
The surgery might go long depending on the damaged tissue and its removal. In majority of the surgeries, the patient will be allowed to walk and go home, but try to put the minimum weight on the leg that has gone through the surgery. It is always better to go and consult whenever you feel pain in the knee. We have the best surgeons here that can help and consult you. All you have to do is to get the appointment and see what could be the possible reason for your knee.