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How can arthroscopy help treatosteoarthritis?

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A doctor inserts a viewing tube into the joint space. Problems with the cartilage and ligaments can be spotted and sometimes repaired through the arthroscope. If it works, people can recover from the arthroscopic surgery much more quickly than from open joint surgery.

From: How Do I Know if I Have Osteoarthritis? WebMD Medical Reference

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Osteoarthritis from MedicineNet

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 08, 2018

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Osteoarthritis from MedicineNet

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