Knee Surgery: Loose Body Removal

Surgical removal of detached tissue in the knee to prevent pain, swelling, and locking

Loose bodies are another name for free floating pieces of debris in the joint. They are tissues that have torn away from their original location and move around the joint causing pain, swelling, and locking. View the animation below to see a simulation of this type of arthroscopic knee surgery.

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