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Best diagnostic imaging (x-ray, ct, mri, etc.) for snapping scapula syndrome or inflammation of the scapulothoracic region?
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When indicated,: after failure of conservative management. An experienced spinal surgeon can perform this for you. But most sacroiliac joint dysfunction responds nicely to the appropriate conservative management, only very few of them will need surgery. It is done in a manner requiring about 2-3 cm incision, with fluoroscopy, and about 3 stabilizing implants. With bonegraft placed in joint for best results. ...Read more
What is the difference between suturing a disc displaced anteriourly done under TMJ arthoscopy vs open joint surgery? Which is more efficient?
TMJ MRI showed bilateral adhesed disks with no evidence of disk displacement. TMJ specialist recommended arthroscopy and PT, is it worth the risk?
Can't answer: If you have ankle swelling that persists see your MD or orthopedic surgeon. Some ankle 'effusions ' (? Mri quote) are response to an injury, infection, systemic disease, etc. etc. Without any history I cannot even attempt to answer. Give a thorough history and get examined ! Best of Luck! ...Read more
Ct results: "ankle joint effusion extending into posterior ankle joint recess, larger than previous CT scan" what will the surgery be to fix?
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 (interscalene), where local anesthesia numbs the shoulder and sedation is given to help the patient relax and doze off during the procedure. Both are safe in experienced hands, but have different risks and benefits. Discuss with your anesthesiologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Of course!: Arthroplasty can be performed for the jaw joint just as it can be for any other joint. However, it may not be the best choice. Arthroscopy may be indicated first, and is much less invasive. Arthroplasty involves an open incision in front of the ear, opening into the joint itself, and either repositioning or removing a displaced disc and possibly recontouring the condyle or socket in the joint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
General anesthesia: Diagnostic laparoscopy involves small incisions and inflating the abdomen with CO2 so that the surgeon has room to examine and operate. This would be very uncomfortable if the patient wasn't completely asleep under general anesthesia. The abdominal muscles need to be completely relaxed for the patient's safety and for the surgeon to have good operating conditions. GA works very well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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