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Are you in need of a diagnostic knee arthroscopy to identify the severity of your knee condition? At Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital our leading orthopaedic surgeons excel in knee arthroscopy and can provide you with rapid access to minor cartilage repair and the results from surgery.

Why choose Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital for your knee arthroscopy?

If you are suffering from reduced knee movement or pain, a diagnostic knee arthroscopy procedure may help identify an underlying knee problem or fix any minor cartilage damage you may have. Most of our orthopaedic surgeons in Newcastle upon Tyne specialise in lower limb procedures and are renowned for their consistent diagnostic accuracy and repair.

Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital has been providing patients across the North East with expert advice and treatment solutions for their knee trauma for a number of years. Our recent £7.5 million refurbishment has aenabled us to reinvest in our excellent medical facilities, allowing our experienced consultants to use the latest equipment and surgical techniques in our state-of-the-art private hospital.

We also provide our orthopaedic patients with an enhanced recovery pathway, designed to rehabilate you with physiotherapy after treatment. The Recovery Plus programme is available for a number of our orthopaedic treatments and is complimentary as part of your packed price, at no extra cost.

How to book a private orthopaedic consultation at Nuffield Health Newcastle Hospital?

If you are suffering from knee pain and want to discuss your treatment options with one of our consultants in Newcastle upon Tyne, you will need to book a private consultation via our dedicated enquiry team by calling us on 0191 281 6131 or by filling out a contact form above.

Please let the enquiry handler know if you have had any recent X-rays or scans when booking your consultation, as there will be additional charges for any diagnostic imaging needed.

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 in Cheltenham 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.
Find out more about Knee arthroscopy
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital

Clayton Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 1JP

01912 816 131
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Outpatients 01912 125 232
Radiology 01912 125 251

Guide price

Knee Arthroscopy - Key Hole Surgery to Remove Damaged Cartilage Fees
Initial consultation from £200
Diagnostics If needed to determine treatment plan
Treatment £3,760
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £3,760
Guide price £3,960
 What does guide price mean?

The guide price stated above is an approximation of the cost of treatment only. The final price may vary according to Consultant fees, prosthesis or drugs used and any pre-existing medical conditions which may alter your care pathway.  You will be given a fixed all-inclusive price for treatment following your initial consultation with a Consultant.

Guide price

Knee Arthroscopy - Key Hole Surgery Fees
Initial consultation from £200
Diagnostics If needed to determine treatment plan
Treatment £3,865
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £3,865
Guide price £4,065
 What does guide price mean?

The guide price stated above is an approximation of the cost of treatment only. The final price may vary according to Consultant fees, prosthesis or drugs used and any pre-existing medical conditions which may alter your care pathway.  You will be given a fixed all-inclusive price for treatment following your initial consultation with a Consultant.

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