Arthroscopic abrasion arthroplasty historical and pathologic perspective: present status.

  title={Arthroscopic abrasion arthroplasty historical and pathologic perspective: present status.},
  author={L L Johnson},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={2 1},
  • L L Johnson
  • Published 1986 in
    Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic…
Arthroscopic abrasion arthroplasty is a modification of open Magnusson "housecleaning" arthroplasty. The arthroscopic approach decreases incision size enhancing postoperative rehabilitation. Arthroscopic techniques enhance the accuracy of diagnosis and provide accuracy of limiting debridement only to diseased tissue in various other dimensions of arthroplasty. The abrasion of a sclerotic lesion superficially removes dead bone, exposes vascularity providing a tissue bed for blood clot attachment… CONTINUE READING

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