Video: Arthroscopic knee surgeryBy Mayo Clinic staff
Using an arthroscope, your doctor can see inside your knee and other joints and do repairs without major surgery. This view of a knee shows early arthritic changes and a small tear in the meniscus, a band of tough supporting tissue.
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