arthroscopy arthroscopy

Definition(s):

  • (n) a minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint; the surgeon examines the joint with an arthroscope while making repairs through a small incision

Usage(s):

  1. Despite its popularity, arthroscopy, some doctors complain, is being overused, especially in diagnosis.
  2. I do a lot of shoulder arthroscopy now.
  3. Both athletes chose arthroscopy, partly because it offered at least an outside chance of competing in Los Angeles.

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  1. Former England wicket-keeper Rhodes said: "It is a wear-and-tear injury and is a result of a career as an impact fast bowler. It (the arthroscopy) is just a service really and I am confident he will be fine in the long term." "Simon is a bit...
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Steve Rhodes Source: WalesOnline

  2. "Paul fell on his knee in the last game," Ferguson said. "We've sent him home for arthroscopy to see what kind of damage there is. We don't think it's serious but it could keep him out for three weeks or a month."
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Independent

  3. "After I resumed training, I began to feel the pain again. Following consultation, I've opted for an arthroscopy," said Hrbaty, the winner of six ATP tournaments during his career.
    on Dec 21, 2007 By: Dominik Hrbaty Source: CNN International

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