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What is the main difference orthroscopy and an arthroscopy

A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Arthroscopy: It appears that orthroscopy is a misspelling of the term arthroscopy. So there is no difference.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Minimal vs major: Arthroscopy utilizes 2 to 3
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Corteen
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Enna
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery w/ a camera: Arthroscopic surgery involves using a camera to address problems in and around a joint, such as for knee meniscus tears, ACL tears in the knee, and ro ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Orthopedic surgeon: Orthopedic surgeons are physicians that would do arthroscopy procedures .When necessary.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 43-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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suheil Khuri
Specializes in Hand 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

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