Diagnostic arthroscopy is a surgical technique that can diagnose and treat problems in the knee joint and another arthroscopy. During the procedure, your surgeon will make a very small incision and insert a tiny camera called an arthroscope into your knee. This allows them to view the inside of the joint on a screen.
The ability to perform a diagnostic arthroscopic examination of the knee is an essential skill for the orthopedic surgeon.
Diagnostic arthroscopy is a crucial skill for diagnosing intra-articular disorders of the knee including meniscal, synovial, ligamentous, and articular cartilage pathology.