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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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What kind of dr do u arthroscopy?

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
44 years in practice
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What kind of dr do u arthroscopy?

Orthopedic surgeon: Doctor do arthroscopy usually orthopedic surgeon.Thanks.

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Robert Dunbar
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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What is the definition or description of: arthroscopy?

Dr. Robert Dunbar
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
23 years in practice
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What is the definition or description of: arthroscopy?

Joint Surgery: Arthroscopy is minimally invasive joint surgery, commonly used for the knee & shoulder, but also for the ankle, hip, wrist, elbow and other joints. A camera with a fiber optic cable is attached to a video screen placed thru a 1 cm incision and other instruments are introduced thru other small incisions to do the work required. The small incisions allow for quicker recovery than open surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What is a mr arthroscopy?

Dr. Albert Pizzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What is a mr arthroscopy?

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 done by radiologists to assist doctors in diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What is the main difference orthroscopy and an arthroscopy?

Dr. Albert Pizzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Arthroscopy: It appears that orthroscopy is a misspelling of the term arthroscopy. So there is no difference. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Robert Levine
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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What are normal results for an arthroscopy?

Dr. Robert Levine
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
14 years in practice
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Depends on reason: Arthroscopy is a method of performing surgical procedures. Many joints can be treated arthroscopically. Without knowing the specific joint, the reason for surgery, and the procedure performed, it is impossible to give “normal results.” but, in general, for the right indications, the results of arthroscopic procedures are very good to excellent. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Choueka
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What are some considerations of arthroscopy ?

Dr. Jack Choueka
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Can be limited: Wrist arthroscopy is an excellent, fairly low risk procedure for diagnosing and treating many wrist conditions including, ligament tears, synovitis, mild arthritis and ganglion cysts. It is limited to what can be performed through small portals in the wrist and sometimes other procedures may be needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Ruotolo
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
21 years in practice
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I've been diagnosed a mild medial meniscopathy and i'll be practised an arthroscopy. What exercises would you recommend me in the meantime?

Dr. Charles Ruotolo
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Low impact: I would recommend low impact exercise including quad and hamstring strengthening. Avoid deep knee bending and a twisting or turning. Ice your knee after exercise. ...Read more

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Dr. Matthew Enna
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
15 years in practice
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What will an arthroscopy entail?

Dr. Matthew Enna
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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What will an arthroscopy entail?

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 rotator cuff tears in the shoulder, to name a few. The advantages of arthroscopic surgery are that it is minimally invasive (small incisions) and it allows for excellent visualization of the structures in and around the joint. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
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What are some tips and what to expect from an arthroscopy?

Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What joint ?: Arthroscopic procedures have become very common and often complicated procedures are done thru multiple small incisions. You really need to talk to your surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Darren Corteen
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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What are the main risks of an arthroscopy?

Dr. Darren Corteen
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What are the main risks of an arthroscopy?

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 a well performed arthroscopy these risks are quite minimal. Other rare complications include blood clots or compartment syndrome (severe uncontrolled swelling of extremity, culminating in nerve and muscle damage). ...Read more

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