Tag: Arthroscopy

Meniscus Tear Type
Lower Limb

Meniscectomy for a Meniscus Tear

Meniscectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of a torn meniscus. A meniscus tear is a common knee joint injury. Surgeons who perform meniscectomies (orthopaedic surgeons) will make surgical decisions based on the meniscus’s ability to heal as well as your age, health, and activity level. Your doctor will likely suggest the treatment that […]

Lower Limb

Meniscus Repair

A meniscus tear is a common injury to the cartilage that stabilizes and cushions the knee joint. The type of the tear can determine whether your tear can be repaired. Radial tears sometimes can be repaired, depending on where they are located. Horizontal, flap, long-standing, and degenerative tears – those caused by years of wear and tear – generally […]

Knee arthroscopy external view

Arthroscopy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthroscopy is a keyhole surgery whereby a mini camera is inserted into the joint through small cuts in the skin, allowing the surgeon to see the inside of the joint. Instruments are inserted through other small incision to repair the joint. Arthroscopy for rheumatoid arthritis can help to improve the symptoms to much extent, but […]

Lower Limb

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction Programme We have designed this Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Programme for sportsmen or any individual who needs to get back to sports or daily activities in a safe, fast and effective method. The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the four primary ligaments around the knee joint. It is the major stabilising […]

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Kevin Yip
Lower Limb

Knee Arthroscopy Using Key Hole Technique

What is arthroscopic knee surgery (keyhole surgery)? It is usually a day case surgical procedure in which the inside of the knee is examined with a camera inserted through small cuts in the skin (usually one cut on each side of the knee cap). In most cases, performing the corrective surgery at the same time […]