A 40-year-old member asked:
What is wrist arthroscopic surgery like?
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Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
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Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Outpatient surgery: They usually just numb up your arm and sedated you.Your wrist is distracted and filled with fluid. 3-4 small portals (holes) are made to evaluate the wirst joints. Thru the portals things can be shaved, or fixed sometimes findings require an open surgery. A splint is applied for a few weeks or more depending on what is done.
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Last updated Jun 11, 2014
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