OBJECTIVE: To describe a technique and normal findings for arthroscopy of the stifle in rabbits.
STUDY DESIGN: Cadaver study.
ANIMALS: Twenty cadaveric stifles from New Zealand White rabbits were examined.
METHODS: The arthroscope was placed through a medial portal, and instrument portals were created on the lateral aspect of the joint. The same portals were used for examination of the entire joint and palpation of structures with a probe.