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  • Ansa cervicalis facial nerve grafting | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery Otolaryngology Pain Medicine Pathology Chemical Pathology Clinical Pathology Forensic Pathology Hematology Pathology Molecular Genetic Pediatric Allergy Immunology Pediatric Anesthesiology Pediatric Cardiology Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surg Pediatric Critical Care Med Pediatric Dental Medicine Pediatric Dermatology Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Endocrinology Pediatric Gastroenterology Pediatric Hematology Oncology Pediatric Infectious Disease Pediatric Nephrology Pediatric Neurology Pediatric Ophthalmology Pediatric Otolaryngology Pediatric Pathology Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Pediatric Radiology Pediatric Rehabilitation Med Pediatric Rheumatology Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Urology Pediatrics Periodontics Physical Rehab Medicine Physics Plastic Surgery Podiatric Medicine Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Preventive Medicine Prosthodontics Psychiatry Psychology Psychosomatic Medicine Pulmonary Disease Radiation Medicine Radiation Oncology Radiologic Physics Radiology Recon Rearfoot Ankle Surgery Reproductive Endo Infertility Rheumatology Sleep Medicine Social Work Speech Hearing Language Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Spine Surgery Sports Medicine Surgery Surgery of the Hand Surgical Critical Care Surgical Oncology Surgical Pathology Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Transplant Hepatology Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Urogynecology Urology Vascular Intervent Radiology Vascular Medicine Vascular Neurology Vascular Surgery Wound Care Select an insurance All insurances 1199SEIU Access Medicare Aetna Health Insurance Affinity Health Plan Affinity Health Plan Exchange AgeWell New York AmidaCare Beechstreet CIGNA Healthcare CareConnect Health Plan CenterLight Healthcare Consumer Health Network Elderplan EmblemHealth Exchange EmblemHealth GHI EmblemHealth HIP Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Exchange Fidelis Care Fidelis Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword

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  • Antepartum testing | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Medicine Pathology Chemical Pathology Clinical Pathology Forensic Pathology Hematology Pathology Molecular Genetic Pediatric Allergy Immunology Pediatric Anesthesiology Pediatric Cardiology Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surg Pediatric Critical Care Med Pediatric Dental Medicine Pediatric Dermatology Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Endocrinology Pediatric Gastroenterology Pediatric Hematology Oncology Pediatric Infectious Disease Pediatric Nephrology Pediatric Neurology Pediatric Ophthalmology Pediatric Otolaryngology Pediatric Pathology Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Pediatric Radiology Pediatric Rehabilitation Med Pediatric Rheumatology Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Urology Pediatrics Periodontics Physical Rehab Medicine Physics Plastic Surgery Podiatric Medicine Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Preventive Medicine Prosthodontics Psychiatry Psychology Psychosomatic Medicine Pulmonary Disease Radiation Medicine Radiation Oncology Radiologic Physics Radiology Recon Rearfoot Ankle Surgery Reproductive Endo Infertility Rheumatology Sleep Medicine Social Work Speech Hearing Language Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Spine Surgery Sports Medicine Surgery Surgery of the Hand Surgical Critical Care Surgical Oncology Surgical Pathology Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Transplant Hepatology Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Urogynecology Urology Vascular Intervent Radiology Vascular Medicine Vascular Neurology Vascular Surgery Wound Care Select an insurance All insurances 1199SEIU Access Medicare Aetna Health Insurance Affinity Health Plan Affinity Health Plan Exchange AgeWell New York AmidaCare Beechstreet CIGNA Healthcare CareConnect Health Plan CenterLight Healthcare Consumer Health Network Elderplan EmblemHealth Exchange EmblemHealth GHI EmblemHealth HIP Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Exchange Fidelis Care Fidelis Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a category All categories Blood testing centers and labs Clinical departments Emergency departments Hospitals Non clinical departments Practices Urgent care Walk in clinics Zip code or city Search See all programs centers and institutes Treatments services Search treatments services Search Browse categories or See all treatments services A Z Conditions Search conditions Search Browse categories or See all conditions A Z All Search Northwell Search Antepartum testing Antepartum testing About Conditions Overview Antepartum which means occurring or existing before birth is the name of the unit that a patient will be admitted to should she require specialized in hospital care for her and her unborn baby prior to being ready to deliver An antepartum testing unit ATU is a specialized unit that is staffed by a team of perinatologists nurse practitioners ultrasound technicians and clerical staff Special features of this unit include Ultrasound Biophysical profile Doppler technology Amniocentesis High risk pregnancy consultation Our approach The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Northwell Health offers comprehensive services to pregnant women with complex obstetrical and or medical complications which affect both mother and baby Diabetics and patients with multiple

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/find-care/services-we-offer/antepartum-testing (2016-02-13)
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  • Anterior cervical discectomy surgery | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Oncology Surgical Pathology Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Transplant Hepatology Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Urogynecology Urology Vascular Intervent Radiology Vascular Medicine Vascular Neurology Vascular Surgery Wound Care Select an insurance All insurances 1199SEIU Access Medicare Aetna Health Insurance Affinity Health Plan Affinity Health Plan Exchange AgeWell New York AmidaCare Beechstreet CIGNA Healthcare CareConnect Health Plan CenterLight Healthcare Consumer Health Network Elderplan EmblemHealth Exchange EmblemHealth GHI EmblemHealth HIP Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Exchange Fidelis Care Fidelis Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a category All categories Blood testing centers and labs Clinical departments Emergency departments Hospitals Non clinical departments Practices Urgent care Walk in clinics Zip code or city Search See all programs centers and institutes Treatments services Search treatments services Search Browse categories or See all treatments services A Z Conditions Search conditions Search Browse categories or See all conditions A Z All Search Northwell Search Anterior cervical discectomy surgery Conditions treated Herniated discs and the spinal cord Anterior cervical discectomy surgery About Conditions Conditions treated Herniated discs and the spinal cord An anterior cervical discectomy is the most common surgery used to address damaged discs shock absorbing cushions between the vertebrae of the spinal column in the neck During this procedure your spine surgeon will remove the ruptured disc s and any remaining fragments that are compressing the spinal cord or the nerve roots that branch out from it This surgery is commonly performed in conjunction with cervical fusion surgery a procedure that replaces the damaged disc with bone graft material to fuse together the surrounding vertebrae Cervical fusion allows normal height and stability to be maintained in the spinal structure Since a bone graft can take several months to fuse with adjacent vertebrae the surgeon may secure and support the bone graft with a metal plate rod and screws known as instrumentation fastened to the spine and vertebrae surrounding the bone graft Conditions treated Degenerative disc disease Through normal wear and tear an affected disc dries out and shrinks losing its flexibility and cushioning properties Bone spurs form and the facet joints become inflamed All of these changes eventually lead to a ruptured disc in the spine Cervical spinal stenosis This condition consists of a narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck This narrowing causes the nearby discs to flatten and bulge and eventually rupture Herniated discs and the spinal cord The vertebrae in your

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/find-care/services-we-offer/anterior-cervical-discectomy (2016-02-13)
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  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear surgery and reconstruction | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Immunology Pediatric Anesthesiology Pediatric Cardiology Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surg Pediatric Critical Care Med Pediatric Dental Medicine Pediatric Dermatology Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Endocrinology Pediatric Gastroenterology Pediatric Hematology Oncology Pediatric Infectious Disease Pediatric Nephrology Pediatric Neurology Pediatric Ophthalmology Pediatric Otolaryngology Pediatric Pathology Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Pediatric Radiology Pediatric Rehabilitation Med Pediatric Rheumatology Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Urology Pediatrics Periodontics Physical Rehab Medicine Physics Plastic Surgery Podiatric Medicine Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Preventive Medicine Prosthodontics Psychiatry Psychology Psychosomatic Medicine Pulmonary Disease Radiation Medicine Radiation Oncology Radiologic Physics Radiology Recon Rearfoot Ankle Surgery Reproductive Endo Infertility Rheumatology Sleep Medicine Social Work Speech Hearing Language Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Spine Surgery Sports Medicine Surgery Surgery of the Hand Surgical Critical Care Surgical Oncology Surgical Pathology Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Transplant Hepatology Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Urogynecology Urology Vascular Intervent Radiology Vascular Medicine Vascular Neurology Vascular Surgery Wound Care Select an insurance All insurances 1199SEIU Access Medicare Aetna Health Insurance Affinity Health Plan Affinity Health Plan Exchange AgeWell New York AmidaCare Beechstreet CIGNA Healthcare CareConnect Health Plan CenterLight Healthcare Consumer Health Network Elderplan EmblemHealth Exchange EmblemHealth GHI EmblemHealth HIP Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Exchange Fidelis Care Fidelis Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a category All categories Blood testing centers and labs Clinical departments Emergency departments Hospitals Non clinical departments Practices Urgent care Walk in clinics Zip code or city Search See all programs centers and institutes Treatments services Search treatments services Search Browse categories or See all treatments services A Z Conditions Search conditions Search Browse categories or See all conditions A Z All Search Northwell Search Anterior cruciate ligament ACL tear surgery and reconstruction Anterior cruciate ligament ACL tear surgery and reconstruction About Conditions Surgery is used to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament ACL of the knee when it has been completely torn Most ACL tears cannot simply be stitched back together In order to restore knee stability the ligament must be reconstructed During ACL tear surgery your doctor will replace your torn ligament with a tissue graft which will in turn act as a scaffold on which the new ACL ligament will grow Since the new ligament takes time to re grow it may be six months or more before an athlete can return to sports after injury Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction surgery The multidisciplinary team of joint replacement experts at Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute performs ACL tear reconstruction surgery as well

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/find-care/services-we-offer/anterior-cruciate-ligament-acl-surgery-reconstruction (2016-02-13)
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  • Anti-coagulant drugs | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Immunology Pediatric Anesthesiology Pediatric Cardiology Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surg Pediatric Critical Care Med Pediatric Dental Medicine Pediatric Dermatology Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Endocrinology Pediatric Gastroenterology Pediatric Hematology Oncology Pediatric Infectious Disease Pediatric Nephrology Pediatric Neurology Pediatric Ophthalmology Pediatric Otolaryngology Pediatric Pathology Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Pediatric Radiology Pediatric Rehabilitation Med Pediatric Rheumatology Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Urology Pediatrics Periodontics Physical Rehab Medicine Physics Plastic Surgery Podiatric Medicine Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Preventive Medicine Prosthodontics Psychiatry Psychology Psychosomatic Medicine Pulmonary Disease Radiation Medicine Radiation Oncology Radiologic Physics Radiology Recon Rearfoot Ankle Surgery Reproductive Endo Infertility Rheumatology Sleep Medicine Social Work Speech Hearing Language Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Spine Surgery Sports Medicine Surgery Surgery of the Hand Surgical Critical Care Surgical Oncology Surgical Pathology Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Transplant Hepatology Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Urogynecology Urology Vascular Intervent Radiology Vascular Medicine Vascular Neurology Vascular Surgery Wound Care Select an insurance All insurances 1199SEIU Access Medicare Aetna Health Insurance Affinity Health Plan Affinity Health Plan Exchange AgeWell New York AmidaCare Beechstreet CIGNA Healthcare CareConnect Health Plan CenterLight Healthcare Consumer Health Network Elderplan EmblemHealth Exchange EmblemHealth GHI EmblemHealth HIP Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Exchange Fidelis Care Fidelis Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/find-care/services-we-offer/anti-coagulant-drugs (2016-02-13)
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  • Aquatic therapy | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Orthodontics Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery Otolaryngology Pain Medicine Pathology Chemical Pathology Clinical Pathology Forensic Pathology Hematology Pathology Molecular Genetic Pediatric Allergy Immunology Pediatric Anesthesiology Pediatric Cardiology Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surg Pediatric Critical Care Med Pediatric Dental Medicine Pediatric Dermatology Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Endocrinology Pediatric Gastroenterology Pediatric Hematology Oncology Pediatric Infectious Disease Pediatric Nephrology Pediatric Neurology Pediatric Ophthalmology Pediatric Otolaryngology Pediatric Pathology Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Pediatric Radiology Pediatric Rehabilitation Med Pediatric Rheumatology Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Urology Pediatrics Periodontics Physical Rehab Medicine Physics Plastic Surgery Podiatric Medicine Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Preventive Medicine Prosthodontics Psychiatry Psychology Psychosomatic Medicine Pulmonary Disease Radiation Medicine Radiation Oncology Radiologic Physics Radiology Recon Rearfoot Ankle Surgery Reproductive Endo Infertility Rheumatology Sleep Medicine Social Work Speech Hearing Language Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Spine Surgery Sports Medicine Surgery Surgery of the Hand Surgical Critical Care Surgical Oncology Surgical Pathology Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Transplant Hepatology Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Urogynecology Urology Vascular Intervent Radiology Vascular Medicine Vascular Neurology Vascular Surgery Wound Care Select an insurance All insurances 1199SEIU Access Medicare Aetna Health Insurance Affinity Health Plan Affinity Health Plan Exchange AgeWell New York AmidaCare Beechstreet CIGNA Healthcare CareConnect Health Plan CenterLight Healthcare Consumer Health Network Elderplan EmblemHealth Exchange EmblemHealth GHI EmblemHealth HIP Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Exchange Fidelis Care Fidelis Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a category All categories Blood testing centers and labs Clinical departments Emergency departments Hospitals Non clinical departments Practices Urgent care Walk in clinics Zip code or city Search See all programs centers and institutes Treatments services Search treatments services Search Browse categories or See all treatments services A Z Conditions Search conditions Search Browse categories or See all conditions A Z All Search Northwell Search Aquatic therapy Aquatic therapy About Conditions Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network offers aquatic therapy at the aquatic center located at STARS East Meadow The aquatic center houses a custom designed multi level heated pool with specialty strengthening equipment Aquatic therapy at Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network has many special features for patients including individualized attention a motivating environment private handicapped accessible shower and locker rooms and convenient hours of availability A post rehab and wellness aquatic therapy program is also available Benefits of aquatic therapy include Reduces forces for early weight bearing and pain relief Promotes relaxation of muscle spasms Minimizes disuse muscle atrophy for those with limited weight bearing Decreases pain of inflamed joint and

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/find-care/services-we-offer/aquatic-therapy (2016-02-13)
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  • Arthritic foot treatment | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Pathology Hematology Pathology Molecular Genetic Pediatric Allergy Immunology Pediatric Anesthesiology Pediatric Cardiology Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surg Pediatric Critical Care Med Pediatric Dental Medicine Pediatric Dermatology Pediatric Emergency Medicine Pediatric Endocrinology Pediatric Gastroenterology Pediatric Hematology Oncology Pediatric Infectious Disease Pediatric Nephrology Pediatric Neurology Pediatric Ophthalmology Pediatric Otolaryngology Pediatric Pathology Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Pediatric Radiology Pediatric Rehabilitation Med Pediatric Rheumatology Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Urology Pediatrics Periodontics Physical Rehab Medicine Physics Plastic Surgery Podiatric Medicine Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Preventive Medicine Prosthodontics Psychiatry Psychology Psychosomatic Medicine Pulmonary Disease Radiation Medicine Radiation Oncology Radiologic Physics Radiology Recon Rearfoot Ankle Surgery Reproductive Endo Infertility Rheumatology Sleep Medicine Social Work Speech Hearing Language Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Spine Surgery Sports Medicine Surgery Surgery of the Hand Surgical Critical Care Surgical Oncology Surgical Pathology Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Transplant Hepatology Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Urogynecology Urology Vascular Intervent Radiology Vascular Medicine Vascular Neurology Vascular Surgery Wound Care Select an insurance All insurances 1199SEIU Access Medicare Aetna Health Insurance Affinity Health Plan Affinity Health Plan Exchange AgeWell New York AmidaCare Beechstreet CIGNA Healthcare CareConnect Health Plan CenterLight Healthcare Consumer Health Network Elderplan EmblemHealth Exchange EmblemHealth GHI EmblemHealth HIP Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Exchange Fidelis Care Fidelis Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search

    Original URL path: https://www.northwell.edu/find-care/services-we-offer/arthritic-foot-treatment (2016-02-13)
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  • Arthroscopic surgery | Northwell Health, formerly North Shore-LIJ Health System
    Podiatric Medicine Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Preventive Medicine Prosthodontics Psychiatry Psychology Psychosomatic Medicine Pulmonary Disease Radiation Medicine Radiation Oncology Radiologic Physics Radiology Recon Rearfoot Ankle Surgery Reproductive Endo Infertility Rheumatology Sleep Medicine Social Work Speech Hearing Language Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Spine Surgery Sports Medicine Surgery Surgery of the Hand Surgical Critical Care Surgical Oncology Surgical Pathology Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery Transplant Hepatology Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine Urogynecology Urology Vascular Intervent Radiology Vascular Medicine Vascular Neurology Vascular Surgery Wound Care Select an insurance All insurances 1199SEIU Access Medicare Aetna Health Insurance Affinity Health Plan Affinity Health Plan Exchange AgeWell New York AmidaCare Beechstreet CIGNA Healthcare CareConnect Health Plan CenterLight Healthcare Consumer Health Network Elderplan EmblemHealth Exchange EmblemHealth GHI EmblemHealth HIP Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Exchange Fidelis Care Fidelis Care Exchange Health Net Federal Services HealthPlus Amerigroup HealthSmart Healthfirst Healthfirst Exchange Humana Island Group Administration Inc Island Group Administration Inc Liberty Health Advantage MagnaCare Medicare MultiPlan Inc Multiplan NY Hotel Trades Council NYSHIP New York State Medicaid Oscar Oscar Health Insurance PHCS Pending Quality Health Plans of NY Railroad Medicare Senior Whole Health The Empire Plan Touchstone Health US Family Health Plan UnitedHealthcare UnitedHealthcare Community Plan UnitedHealthcare Exchange UnitedHealthcare Oxford WellCare Address city or zip code Search Search by name or keyword Search doctors by name or keyword Address city or zip code Search Search by specialty Locations Search locations Select a category All categories Blood testing centers and labs Clinical departments Emergency departments Hospitals Non clinical departments Practices Urgent care Walk in clinics Zip code or city Search See all programs centers and institutes Treatments services Search treatments services Search Browse categories or See all treatments services A Z Conditions Search conditions Search Browse categories or See all conditions A Z All Search Northwell Search Arthroscopic surgery Arthroscopic surgery About Conditions Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure used to diagnose and treat joint conditions Originally arthroscopy was used primarily in the diagnosis and planning phases of a traditional open surgery However as arthroscopic instruments and surgical techniques have become more advanced more conditions are now being treated arthroscopically An arthroscope is a small tube that is inserted into the body through an incision Inside the tube is a system of lenses a light for viewing and a small video camera that is connected to a monitoring system guiding the surgeon while he operates The arthroscope is often used in conjunction with other tools that are generally inserted through another incision These tools unlike the arthroscope are used for grasping cutting and probing Although each procedure varies generally arthroscopic surgeries involve the following A general local or spinal anesthetic is administered A small incision is made in the patient s skin The arthroscope is inserted through the incision Other incisions may be made to introduce other small grasping probing or cutting tools Light is transmitted via fiber optics at the end of the arthroscope Information about the interior of the joint is transmitted to

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