Arthroscopy was first reported by Severin Nordentoft in Denmark in 1912. However, it was the Japanese surgeons Kenji Takagi and Masaki Watanabe who developed the arthroscopic equipment and techniques that transformed arthroscopy from an unreliable fragile device that provided a dim view of the joint to now be an advanced therapeutic procedure.
|Title of host publication||Arthroscopy and Endoscopy of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand|
|Subtitle of host publication||Surgical Anatomy and Techniques|
|Editors||Deepak N. Bhatia, Gregory I. Bain, Gary G. Poehling, Benjamin R. Graves|
|Place of Publication||Switzerland|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|
- minimally invasive