The Foot and Ankle Clinic

Arthroscopic joint debridement

What is it?   |  In principle how does it work?   |  What does the inside of a "salvageable" joint look like?   |   When/in whom is it likely to be useful?   |  How likely is it to improve my pain?   |   How long will it last?   |  Why not a permanent operation now if the long term effects are not predictable?   |  Will it effect any other operations later?   |   What are the potential complications?   |  The operation

 

The operation
Operative stills: See ankle arthroscopy section.

AnkleDebride  (4.1MB)     Download movie  (4MB)

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