Part 1: Knee Positioning
Dr. Lubowitz discusses knee positioning prior to arthroscopy knee surgery. The specific knee injury will determine the exact positioning of the knee initially and throughout surgery.
Part 2: Surface Anatomy and Portal Placement
Dr. Lubowitz discusses the surface anatomy of the knee, and the portal placement. Understanding the anatomy of the knee externally is crucial to executing a successful arthroscopic knee surgery.
Part 3: Diagnostic Arthroscopy
Through the use of an arthroscopic camera, Dr. Lubowitz demonstrates the basic steps to knee arthroscopy, and gives educational insight on the anatomy of the knee.
Part 4: Chondroplasty, Menisctomy, and Cruciate Ligament Evaluation
Dr. Lubowitz evaluates chondroplasty, menisectomy, and the cruciate ligaments. In addition to his evaluation, he discusses basic knee arthroscopy techniques.