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What are the potential benefits of arthroscopic knee surgery?

Potential benefits of arthroscopic knee surgery include:
  • Accurate diagnosis. The arthroscopic image helps your doctor get a better picture of what's wrong with your knee.
  • Faster recovery than with traditional surgery. Recovery is usually faster than with surgery involving larger incisions.
  • Less scarring. The incisions result in very small scars that are not easily noticed and don't interfere with movement.

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