10.6 μm CO2 Arthroscopic Laser Surgery of the Knee: Practical and Useful Applications
Techniques in arthroscopic operative intervention of knee joint pathology have undergone revolutionary changes. The addition of the 10.6 μm CO2 laser is a complementary adjunct to the instrumentation currently available to the orthopedic surgeon. It has been the most utilized form of laser arthroscopy during the first decade of arthroscopic laser surgery.
KeywordsArthritis Dioxide Syringe Smoke Synovitis
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