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J Perioper Pract. 2011 Apr;21(4):128-34.

Evidence-based practice in arthroscopic knee surgery.

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King's College, London.

Abstract

Knee arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive technique that allows intra-articular assessment and treatment of knee joint pathology. It has proven benefits of reduced patient morbidity, earlier recovery and mobilisation, and it is cost-effective. In this paper we review the anatomy of the knee joint, indications and contra-indications to knee arthroscopic use, and consider the main techniques of knee arthroscopy including types of anaesthetic, prophylactic antibiotics, theatre setup and arthroscopic portals, and post-operative care.

PMID:
21560553
DOI:
10.1177/175045891102100403
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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