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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
Elbow arthroscopy: Information from professional societies is often well laid out and vetted for accuracy. ............................ Aaos http://orthoinfo.Aaos.Org/topic.Cfm?Topic=a00646 ............................. Assh http://www.Assh.Org/public/handconditions/pages/elbow-arthroscopy.Aspx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, ,usually a block: BRACIAL plexus or axillary block. Works great had that done 4 times on the right & 2 times on the left. No problem. Epidurals in the neck are prone 2 migrate away from the area of injection, & U can have respiratory collapse, the it is an emergency crash a General anesthesia with intubation. Risk is so terrible l don't know of anyone who would try it. ...Read more
Two months ago I had a knee arthroscopy and aspirated as I was being extubated. Developed aspiration pneumonia. Within a week I started having symmetrical pain in my knees and elbows. It has not abated and in fact is worsening.no swelling or erythema.
Check for infection: We worry about infection in a situation like this. An infection in one part of the body can seed bacteria to other parts. If you haven't already, talk to your orthopedic surgeon about your concerns. If he doesn't evaluate you for this, then see an infectious disease doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have osteochondritis dissecans (ocd) in my elbow and i may need to get surgery. Does arthroscopic surgery help and lessen pain?
Perhaps: Talk to an elbow specialist who can review your particular situation. The best treatment will depend on the overall health of your elbow joint and the soft tissues around it. ...Read more
After arthroscopic surgery on rotator cuff is it normal to have severe pain in the elbow and stabbing feeling in hand?
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