Evidence-based practice in arthroscopic knee surgery.
J Perioper Pract
128 - 134.
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.
|Title:||Evidence-based practice in arthroscopic knee surgery.|
|Keywords:||Anesthesia, Antibiotic Prophylaxis, Arthroscopy, Bandages, Evidence-Based Practice, Humans, Knee|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)|
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