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  • surgeons
  • There are many advantages to having an arthroscopy such as it enables the surgeons to make an accurate diagnosis establishing the various underlying joint problems such as reasons for limited movement of the joint and stiffness. (medic8.com)
  • of which 58.2% (n=45) of surgeons stated that they had a clinical interest in sports medicine, and 37.3% (n=29) had completed a fellowship in sports medicine or arthroscopy. (mcmaster.ca)
  • Fifty five surgeons (71.6%) performed more than 40 arthroscopies per year. (mcmaster.ca)
  • osteoarthritis
  • The BMJ Rapid Recommendations group makes a strong recommendation against arthroscopy for osteoarthritis on the basis that there is high quality evidence that there is no lasting benefit and less than 15% of people have a small short-term benefit. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • Hip arthroscopy was initially used for the diagnosis of unexplained hip pain, but is now widely used in the treatment of conditions both in and outside the hip joint. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conditions
  • Other reasons to avoid arthroscopy include active infections, poor leg circulation and medical conditions like uncontrolled diabetes. (aofas.org)
  • patient
  • Once the arthroscopy has been completed the patient will be sent to the hospitals recovery room so that they can take rest. (medic8.com)