Knee arthroscopy surgery in Derby
At Nuffield Health Derby Hospital our leading orthopaedic knee surgeons specialise in knee arthroscopy surgery, providing excellent diagnostic accuracy and cartilage repair for patients across Derbyshire. Read more…
|Initial consultation||from £180|
|Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care||£3,180|
The price displayed for your initial consultation is a guideline only as Consultant fees vary according to their own individual fee schedules. The price displayed above however for pre-assessment, main treatment and post-discharge care is guaranteed and inclusive of all costs.
Our prices are all-inclusive. We will equal any comparable price. There are no time limits on your aftercare.
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Why choose Nuffield Health Derby Hospital for your knee arthroscopy surgery?
Are you suffering from prolonged knee pain but unsure of what's causing it? At Nuffield Health Derby Hospital our experienced orthopaedic consultants regularly perform knee arthroscopies and can help diagnose your knee condition. They have built an excellent reputation in The East Midlands for their successful outcomes from surgery, as well as their ability to provide a quick and accurate diagnosis following knee arthroscopy treatment.
Our hospital has been leading the way for private orthopaedic care in Derbyshire for a number of years, employing the least invasive and most technologically advanced procedures available. By choosing to go private at Nuffield Health Derby Hospital, you can make use of our excellent patient facilities which includes your very own private patient bedroom, complete with an en-suite bathroom, TV, radio and unlimited wireless internet.
You can rest assured that you are in the best hands possible for your knee treatment and hospital care.
How to book a consultation at Nuffield Health Derby Hospital
If you are interested in knee arthroscopy surgery and want to discuss the treatment options available to you, please call our dedicated hospital enquiry team on 01332 540100 to book an initial consultation with one of our knee specialists.
Alternatively, if you are unable to give us a call, please fill out a contact form above and a member of staff will get back to you at a more convenient time.
What happens during a knee arthroscopy?
- Knee arthroscopy is usually performed under general anaesthetic
- A knee arthroscopy operation normally takes between 1/2 an hour and 3/4 of an hour
- Your surgeon at our Derby hospital will make 2 or 3 small incisions and then insert a tiny camera to examine the inside of your knee joint
- Your surgeon will wash out any loose material caused by wear of the joint surfaces
- It is usually possible for your surgeon to trim or repair a torn cartilage without needing to make a larger cut.
After your keyhole knee surgery
- Once your operation is over, you’ll be taken to the recovery room where you will come around from the anaesthetic
- Your wounds, blood pressure and pulse will be carefully monitored
- Most patients are able to go home the same day as the operation
- You won’t be able to drive, so you will need someone to come and take you home from the hospital once you have been discharged
- Alternatively, ask reception to book a taxi.
How soon will I recover from knee arthroscopy?
- Depending on the level of repair carried out the arthroscopy procedure generally, causes very little tissue damage
- Most patients recover quickly
- Your knee will be swollen and sore for the first week following your arthroscopy
- Most patients return to normal activity levels within 2 - 3 weeks
- Please discuss any concerns regarding your recovery with your knee surgeon.
Most people make a good recovery and return to normal activities following knee arthroscopy. However, as with any surgery, there can be complications:
- Damage to the nerves around the knee
- Developing a lump under the wounds
- Severe pain, stiffness and loss of use of the knee.