A 38-year-old female asked:
about to have 3rd knee arthroplasty, previous partial meniscectomy, & have mild chondromalacia patella. how many scopes before replacement?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Joseph Billings answered
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Arthroscopy: There is no set amount of knee arthroscopy surgeries you can have. Eventually if the arthritis becomes to severe, the arthroscopy will not be helpful. But there is no set amount.
Answered on Sep 20, 2017
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