Arthroscopy: Key Hole Surgery

This is a short patient education presentation on Arthroscopy or Key hole surgery. It gives brief outline of the procedure.

Arhroscopy or key hole surgery is surgical procedure in which joints like knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle, hip joints could be examined for diagnosis and some times as used to provide definitive treatment. This surgical procedure can be carried out as outpatient or inpatient basis. The main advantage of this procedure is it is minimally invasive, faster recovery, small scars.

Disclaimer: This presentation is solely for educational purpose of patients.

Krishna Dr. A. Mohan Krishna, M.S. Ortho, MCh Orth(UK) is currently a consultant orthopedic surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills. He is part of the orthopedic team and he specializes in fracture management, arthroscopy, primary hip and knee arthroplasties, and paediatric orthopedics. He has presented papers in the orthopedic specialty.
Presentation used with permission from Dr. A. Mohan Krishna.