AIOR Institute of Arthroscopy & Sports Injuries Expertise :
Arthroscopic surgery is a procedure that allows surgeons to visualize, diagnose, and treat joint problems. The name is derived from the Greek words arthron ,( joint) and skopein ( to look at) Arthroscopy is performed using an arthroscopy, a small fiber-optic instrument that enables a close look at the inside of a joint through a small key hole incision, , where interior of the joint can be visualized through a telescope and the whole procedure can be seen on a TV monitor.
Before the introduction of optical and fiber optic equipment in orthopedics , surgery on the inside of any joint meant making a large incision and opening the joint to do even the most minor procedure. Now its changing and today it is possible to do many surgeries through arthroscopy.
Knee is the largest joint and most commonly treated joint by arthroscopy
1. Torn meniscus: The cartilage is trimmed to a stable rim or occasionally repaired
- Meniscus repair
- Partial menisectomy
- Meniscus transplants
- Radiofrequency chondroplasty
2. Torn surface (articular) cartilage
- Autologous chondrocyte transplantation
- Synthetic osteochondral implants
- Mosaicplasty/osteochondralautograft transfer
- Osteochondral transplants
SPORTS MEDICINE DIVISION
Sports medicine target people to ameliorate their athletic performance, recover from sport injuries, prevent future injuries, and help athlets to get back to their desire level of performance. It benefits people who are trying to regain full function and those with disabilities who are trying to increase mobility and capability. It is a quick growing health care field, since health workers who specialize in sports medicine help different people including recreational athelets and high school graduates of every age group. Whether you developed your injury training for your first marathon or during a collegiate sports tournament, our hospital’s sports medicine experts are here to help get you back in action. Our team of experts specializes in athletic injuries of the bones, joints, muscles, cartilage and ligaments, with a special focus on shoulder, knee, hip, foot and ankle conditions.