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ARTHROSCOPY SERVICES AT TTSH
Arthroscopy literally means visualizing the joint (
: to see).In essence, artroscopy involves introduction o a thin telescope into the joint through small openings in the skincalled portals, and directly visualizing the interior o the joint on a screen.In hand surgery arthroscopy, particularly that o the wrist has become a valuable and useul tool or the surgeonover past two decades. It allows diagnosis o pathologies within the joint and also allows the surgeon to carry outsome therapeutic procedures (also reerred to as minimally invasive surgery), without the need or a large openprocedure, enhancing patient comort and shortening the recovery time. This procedure is commonly used in ligament injuries o the wrist and establishing the diagnosis in chronicwrist pain.Recently, with development o smaller scopes arthroscopy has also been extended to smaller joints in the thumband fngers.
Arthroscopic repair o TFCC. Completed repair o TFCC.Arthroscopic repair o TFCC.
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TFCC tear seen though thearthroscope.
About Dr Amitabha Lahiri
Dr Amitabha Lahiri passed his post-graduatesurgical examination (FRCS Edinburgh) in 1998.He was trained in hand and microsurgery as a ellowat the Department o Hand and ReconstructiveMicrosurgery, National University HospitalSingapore, ollowing which he joined the hand surgery service at theDepartment o Orthopaedic Surgery Tan Tock Seng Hospital as aregistrar in 2004, and completed his Advanced Specialist Training inHand Surgery in 2008. His areas o interest are microsurgery in handreconstruction and wrist biomechanics. He has published research paperson peripheral nerve surgery and developed new models or microsurgicaltraining.