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Complications Of Shoulder Surgery
Same 4 other surgery: Any surgery has a risks of pain, infection, damage to neurovascular structures or worst of all, failure. In general arthroscopic surgeries have a lower rate of infection than similar open procedures. Arthroscopic surgery provides better visualization with less soft tissue damage. Typically the recovery is faster and there is less pain than with open procedures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See list below: Risks of shoulder surgery include but are not limited to: incomplete relief of pain, incomplete return of function, infections, stiffness, crps, nerve injury: axillary nerve, brachial plexus, fluid extravasation, chondrolysis, hematoma, chondral injury / arthritis, dvt/pe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually very minimal: The standard risks of any procedure are possible, such as: infection, nerve or vessel damage, and clot. These potential complications are rare and occur generally less than 1% of the time. Other procedure/disease specific complications may include persistent pain, stiffness, weakness, and a need for further surgery. Discuss your surgery thoroughly with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Surgical shoulder in: When there r structural damages to supporting ligaments ,tendons or bone., many times full recovery maximally occurs when surgical repair is undertaken. So unstable shoulders with stretched or torn ligaments, complete tears of rotator cuff, displaced angulated fractures of numeral head or glenoid should be fixed surgically. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It varies: It varies tremendously based upon the nature of the surgery performed. Infection, spinal fluid leak, and nerve injuries are among the more common complications. If you are contemplating survey, you would sure want to have this conversation with your surgeon. Thank you for your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosis Dependent: Although shoulder impingement is a very common diagnosis, you may be interested to learn that the commonly held belief by many patients and surgeons that a "spur" is cutting into the rotator cuff is not the most current thinking. So make sure you are comfortable you have the correct diagnosis before considering shoulder surgery. Learn more here: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulderpain/2010. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Low, but occur: The risks should be discussed with your surgeon. They include, but are not limited to, blood loss, infection, recurrent herniation, dural tear, nerve scarring, nerve injury, epidural hematoma, arachnoiditis, possible need for additional laminectomy or fusion, spinal instability, as well as medical and anesthetic risks. ...Read more
Are there any post treatments recommended after a hip replacement surgery to lower the risks of dislocation?
They depend on the-: -approach used, either posterior or anterior. But 4 post, no internal rotation of the hip or crossing legs. These R basic. Ant. avoid external rotation of the hip. Each of these mimic the way the hip is dislocated @ surgery. Be sure to ask your surgeon about this, he/ she is the person to ask. ...Read more
What surgery?: Depends on why surgery you had...Get a more detailed answer ›
What are the risks associated with tendon surgery? What complications might occur with tendon surgery on my bicep?
Diagnosis?: Make sure you have the correct diagnosis before proceeding. I rarely find biceps tendon pathology to be the primary cause of shoulder pain. Learn more here: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulderpain/2011/shoulder-pain/biceps-tendon-pain-a-popular-diagnosis-loaded-with-decades-of-controversy/ and http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=eq2pnqumydi&list=uu15uuhuqiy9zdpywwxf31jg&index=21. ...Read more
It's complicated: Heart surgery is risky - there are risks of stroke, heart attack, liver failure, kidney failure, infection, bleeding, even death. However, for some patients, depending on their individual medical condition and heart blood vessel anatomy, having heart surgery is less risky than not having heart surgery. Many many studies have been devoted to trying to identify who these patients are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just had arthroscopic hip surgery to repair torn labrum, cartilage damage and repair of cam impingement. What is the percentage of further surgery?
Is there any type of revision surgery following a hemiarthroplasty of the shoulder to improve range of motion and strength?
Good result: Most of the time those two producers are combined together to achieve good result because most of the time there is involvement of both. ...Read more
Everything: From infection, poor / non healing, incision / repair breakdown to higher risk of cardiopulmonary complications are all reported with tobacco use. However, good outcomes are also noted with patients who quit tobacco use before surgery and do not resume smoking till their healing is complete. If you can't or don't want to quit for good - at least take a break around the time of your surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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