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It means U had--: --an arthroscopic procedure done on Ur ankle &loose fragments were removed, & loose bodies in a joint can cause an inflammatory response, & the inflamed synovial tissue was removed. ...Read more
Arthroscopic surgery is also known as Arthroscopy. Arthroscopic surgery involves looking inside of a joint with a very small camera. The joint is filled with water and the camera is placed into the joint, using small incisions. Most orthopaedic surgeons utilize arthroscopic surgery to treat a variety of conditions, including: meniscal and rotator cuff years, joint infections and inflammation, removal of loose ...Read more
Can u please describe in detail what they do when u have arthroscopic labral debridment acromioplasty synovectomy and bursectomy surgery of left shoulder?
Yes: The labrum is a cartilage ring that can have some tearing . Debridement just means that this is trimmed to a stable edge. Acromioplasty means that the undersurface of the acromion is removed partially(just millimeters). Synovectomy means that some inflamed tissue is removed during surgery. The bursectomy portion is the removal of the inflamed burial tissue above the rotator cuff. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had knee arthoscopy with open removal of PVNS and synovectomy. It's been 3 months.. Should I take knee joint supplements?
No Data: I am unaware of any reputable study deonstrating the effectiveness of "joint supplements" such as glucosamine and chondroitin supdate (or their equivalents). Taking them probably won't hurt. Nor will it likely help. But I am a believer in discussing things with you physician first. ...Read more
Had knee arthroscopic synovectomy on right knee to remove PVNS. next 2 dressing i had small red, bruise under the skin. Today it's spreaded x10.
Call your surgeon: This is not a sign of PVNS recurrence. This also does not sound like any problem with the surgery or anything dangerous. It is most likely bleeding from the surgery coming to the surface. You should still call your surgeon. This is the best person to tell you if it is OK to ignore or needs to be checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does arthroscopy affect the health of a problem knee? I have searched and all I have so far is what arthroscopy surgery is.
Ok, : Ok, it took me a while here is a list of the actual procedures. Arthroscopic knee procedures: treatment of intercondylar spine(s) and/or tuberosity fracture(s) of the knee, treatment of tibial fracture arthroscopy, knee, surgical; osteochondral autograft(s) arthroscopy, knee, surgical; osteochondral allograft (e.g., mosaicplasty) arthroscopy, knee, surgical; meniscal transplantation arthroscopy, knee, diagnostic, with or without synovial biopsy arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with lateral release arthroscopy, knee, surgical; for removal of loose body or foreign body arthroscopy, knee, surgical; synovectomy, limited arthroscopy, knee, surgical; debridement/shaving of articular cartilage arthroscopy, knee, surgical; abrasion arthroplasty (includes chondroplasty where necessary) or multiple drilling or microfracture arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscectomy arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with meniscus repair arthroscopy, knee, surgical; with lysis of adhesions, with or without manipulation arthroscopically aided anterior cruciate ligament repair/augmentation or reconstruction arthroscopically aided posterior cruciate ligament repair/augmentation or reconstruction an arthroscopically aided acl repair/reconstruction includes the following: insertion of synthetic bone substitute bone matrix/methylmethacrylate, internal fixation of graft, notchplasty, insertion or placement of surgical drain, closure of wound and repair of tissues for initial surgical exposure. Harvesting of the graft (fascia, tendon or bone) even if performed through a separate incision meniscus trephination: drilling multiple holes in the torn part of the meniscus and/or joint capsule to promote healing. Anterior cruciate ligament debridement: debridement of fraying or tears of the ligament notchplasty: used to widen the anterior portion and recess of the roof of intercondylar notch typically involving removal of 3-5 mm of bone from the lateral femoral condyle. Bursectomy: removal of the bursa for pathology not associated with another procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been diagnosed a mild medial meniscopathy and i'll be practised an arthroscopy. What exercises would you recommend me in the meantime?
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 ...Read more
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