Arthroscopic Knee Synovectomy

  • E. S. Bittar
Conference paper


Open knee synoveetomy requires lengthy hospitalization and staged anterior and posterior arthrotomies with significant postoperative morbidity. This paper describes the indications, techniques, and results of arthroseopic synoveetomy of the knee.


External Support Arthroscopic Knee Continuous Passive Motion Matoid Arthritis Arthroscopic Synovectomy 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. S. Bittar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OrthopedicsUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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