ADVANCES IN HAND AND UPPER LIMB ARTHROSCOPY

(Hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder)

 

Arthroscopy simply means observation of a joint utilizing an instrument. Watanabe first developed this in Japan nearly 50 years ago and it was soon obvious that the minimally invasive nature of this procedure lead to better visualization of a joint while simultaneously minimizing pain and joint morbidity.

 

As in many orthopedic procedures, the knee was for decades the sole benefactor of this new technology but soon other joints such as shoulder and elbow began to be explored. It is perhaps these joints, and others in the upper extremity, that best benefit from this technology since motion and dexterity are more important than in the weight-bearing lower extremity articulations.

 

 

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