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What is the main difference orthroscopy and an arthroscopy?
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Arthroscopy
It appears that orthroscopy is a misspelling of the term arthroscopy.
So there is no difference.

In brief: Arthroscopy
It appears that orthroscopy is a misspelling of the term arthroscopy.
So there is no difference.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: 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 instruments. The fluid is used to fill-up the joint, creating more working space. The camera is placed into the joint to visualize the contents of the joint and the small instruments are used to repair and/or remove structures within the joint.

In brief: 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 instruments. The fluid is used to fill-up the joint, creating more working space. The camera is placed into the joint to visualize the contents of the joint and the small instruments are used to repair and/or remove structures within the joint.
Dr. Robert Coats II
Dr. Robert Coats II
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