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What is the main difference orthroscopy and an arthroscopy

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Arthroscopy: It appears that orthroscopy is a misspelling of the term arthroscopy. So there is no difference.
Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
There is none: Both refer to joint procedures involving small incisions and cameras. Small incisions are used to enter the joint with a camera, fluid and small instr... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Corteen
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Failure to improve: As with all surgeries there is inherent risk of infection, bleeding, nerve injury, etc. However with the small incisions and minimal invasiveness of ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Suture abscess: This could be a suture dissolving or this could be a suture abscess (infected suture) the latter sounds more likely give the description, please call ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
MR athroscopy: You may be asking about virtural mr arthroscopy which is a examination of a joint to elaborate on the finding of a MRI arthography exam. This test is... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Orthopedic surgeon: Orthopedic surgeons are physicians that would do arthroscopy procedures .When necessary.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
Dermatology 20 years experience
Depends on reason: Arthroscopy is a method of performing surgical procedures. Many joints can be treated arthroscopically. Without knowing the specific joint, the reason... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Can be limited: Wrist arthroscopy is an excellent, fairly low risk procedure for diagnosing and treating many wrist conditions including, ligament tears, synovitis, m... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suheil Khuri
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Minimal pain.: Arthroscopy involves the insertion of a fiberoptic tube inside your joint. This allows the surgeon to see what is going on inside your joint and if th... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Dunbar
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Joint Surgery: Arthroscopy is minimally invasive joint surgery, commonly used for the knee & shoulder, but also for the ankle, hip, wrist, elbow and other joints. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
What joint ?: Arthroscopic procedures have become very common and often complicated procedures are done thru multiple small incisions. You really need to talk to yo... Read More