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A 38-year-old member asked:

I have an arthroscopy tomorrow, what to expect?

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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 there are loose bodies, they are removed. If there is a tear in the cartilage, the ligament or the tendon then they are repaired. The procedure is with minimal pain but some swelling depending on what is done.

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