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shoulder arthroscopy debridement

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic surgeons: Orthopaedic surgeons treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. When the shoulder is affected, arthroscopy is a common operative solution. Physi ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience in Pain Management
Edema: After the scope there will be some swelling. As a result popping, snapping or clicking may be present. As time passes this will resolve.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
General or regional: Shoulder arthroscopy may be done under general anesthesia, meaning that you would be completely asleep. It can also be done with nerve block (intersca ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Knots vs knot-less: To fix a rotator cuff tear arthroscopically, you have to do 3 things. 1: identify the torn cuff. 2: mobilize the torn cuff toinge bone. 3: secure the ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience in Pain Management
Assistance: You would benefit from having help available the first several days after the arthroscopy. Depending on how much work is done on the shoulder the amo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Keep clean: Shower using soap ; water, no bath tub. Also putting rubbing alcohol on them can help. Leave open 2 the air also. Those r my instructions but check wi ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It means an examina-: tion of the inside of a shoulder joint. Its done for diagnosing and treatment of shoulder problems. It requires a General Anesthetic and is done in a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience in Pain Management
MRI findings: The MRI or mr arthrogram is usually done before considering performing an arthroscopy. This will show certain pathology that may be amendable to surgi ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
30 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends......: Typically the decision for surgery is made by most patients when the level of pain and debility is no longer tolerable despite allowing the appropriat ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Clarification needed: Do you mean to prevent the need for surgery? Or pre-operatively? To prevent surgery I have personally used prolotherapy to help my patients avoid sur ... Read More

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