Total Knee Replacement is also called as Total Knee Arthroplasty. It can be more accurately described as knee resurfacing as only the surface of the lower end of the thigh bone and the upper end of the shin bone along with the knee cap are actually replaced.
In a total hip replacement (also called total hip arthroplasty), the damaged upper end of the thigh bone known as the femoral head and the socket of the pelvis bone known as the acetabulum is removed and replaced with a Metal Stem into the thigh bone and Metal Cup into the socket in the Pelvic Bone. Read More..
What is Arthroscopy? Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that allows doctors to view any joint without making a large incision (cut) through the skin and other soft by inserting a small camera, called an arthroscope, into your joint and visualizing pictures on a video monitor.