Alternate Names : Diagnostic Knee Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Knee Exploration
What happens right after the procedure?
After the procedure, the person is taken to a
surgery recovery room.
Mild discomfort may be felt, and this can be relieved with pain medicine.
The person can begin taking fluids if no nausea is present. The affected
knee should be elevated on a pillow. An ice pack can be used to decrease
the swelling. The person can usually go home within a few hours.