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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
MR athroscopy: You may be asking about virtural mr arthroscopy which is a examination of a joint to elaborate on the finding of a MRI arthography exam. This test is ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Enna
19 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery w/ a camera: Arthroscopic surgery involves using a camera to address problems in and around a joint, such as for knee meniscus tears, ACL tears in the knee, and ro ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Orthopedic surgeon: Orthopedic surgeons are physicians that would do arthroscopy procedures .When necessary.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Corteen
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Failure to improve: As with all surgeries there is inherent risk of infection, bleeding, nerve injury, etc. However with the small incisions and minimal invasiveness of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it is possible: It is very routine surgery to do that.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Roccia
16 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Tmj arthroscopy is possible in the hands of a trained and skilled surgeon. Debate continues as to the long term success of such surgery versus other ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Arthroscopy means the procedure is done through small incisions, but it doesn't tell us what is done. It could be debridement of a small mensical tear ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Usually it help to rebuild the cartilage but it take time.
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Very common in your-: -age group. it takes a lot of therapy above and beyond your formal sessions to gain the notion. daily passive 2-3 times a day which requires a partner ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Camera assisted work: Arthroscopic knee surgery involves operating on the knee to remove, repair, or replace different injured structures without making big incisions. A sm ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
25 years experience in Sports Medicine
Good options: Acl reconstruction at your age is a good option if you have knee instability. Only a small percentage of patients (copers) do well without surgery. Mi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
$4000.00 to $6000.00: For hospital and doctor about $900.00. Her what other insurance estimate. X-rays $206 $35 mri $1984 $1614 intra-articular injection $1545 $1329 h ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience in Family Medicine
See ur surgeon: There can be several reasons for your symptoms depending on your diagnosis which led to your surgery, other possible knee problems not addressed by su ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
A number of reasons: The typical incision sites for knee arthroscopy lies over a number of structures that can be the source of pain after arthroscopy. 1) the skin itself, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
ACL and meniscus: Costs vary with type of anesthesia, location of procedure, implants or products used, sometimes with time in or and recovery, meds needed, pt duration ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Patney
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Can be normal?: You haven't really given much information here. Minor hematomas can be normal and managed with heat, compression and observation. Larger ones may ne ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Very common: Quad muscle atrophy after knee surgery is very common and often overlooked as a continuing source of problems. Several months of routine thigh streng ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
41 years experience in Sports Medicine
Arthorscopic surgery: In arthroscopic surgery the surgeon looks 360 degrees around the entire knee. If the patient has a plica the surgeon would incise it with an instrumen ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Can assist: Certain fracture patterns of the femoral condyle can be assisted by using arthroscopy. It can judge whether out not the fracture is significantly disp ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Yes: While less invasive and less painful post operatively than an open procedure there is a period of post op pain associated with the procedure. Level of ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Scope in knee: An arthroscope is an instrument that, after anesthetizing area, is inserted into the joint (here, the knee). It has a scope allowing the surgeon to lo ... Read More
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in Anesthesiology
Depends: Depends on the size of the tear. In most cases results are very good. Your surgeon is the best guide.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See below: It depends on what it done. A meniscal repair takes a 5week-6week non wt bearing and brace time. Simple triming of a tear takes only as long as ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Mutifactorial: It depends on the overall condition of the knee, age of patient, physical condition, and expectations. Recovery will range from 2 weeks to 2 months.
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