Knee arthtroscopy

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Knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure during which we can remove damaged cartilage, repair damaged meniscus, clean and rinse the joint, and make the final diagnosis.

Benefits:

  • significant reduction or complete elimination of pain,
  • improved joint mobility,
  • protection of the joint from progressive degeneration.

Indications and contraindications

  Indications:
  • pain,
  • reduced mobility of the knee joint,
  • joint locking symptoms,
  • post trauma diagnostic work-up,
  • preparation for the reconstruction of cruciate ligaments.

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  • neoplasm,
  • obesity,
  • varices,
  • advanced degenerative lesions,
  • neurological deficits, muscle insufficiency,
  • other general medical conditions.

Eligibility for the procedure:

The decision on your surgery is taken during a pre-operative visit when a doctor assesses your eligibility, orders necessary tests and evaluates your general wellbeing. If there are no contraindications, the date of the procedure is set.

Before the procedure:

  • Two weeks before the procedure you should have the following tests done: full blood count, electrolyte test, coagulation test, blood type, glucose, creatinine, Hbs antigen, ANTI-HCV.
  • If you have any non-orthopaedic conditions, please provide a certificate from a relevant specialist that there are no contraindications for the procedure.
  • Seven days before the surgery you should discontinue anticoagulants, such as Acenocumarol or Sintron.
  • You should not eat or drink anything for 6 hours before the procedure.

Procedure:

  • The most frequent form of anaesthesia is the spinal block.
  • The procedure lasts between 30 and 60 minutes.

After the procedure:

  • You will stay in hospital for 24 hours.
  • You will be discharged on the next day, after receiving instructions on rehabilitation.

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