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Glenohumeral Synovectomy Sign
Depends: All surgeons have different post op protocols. Some may want the surgical site to be rested for the first 24-48 hours, to avoid swelling from the incision itself etc, other docs are more free and let people walk immediately so this is somethign that needs to be discussed with the operating surgeon. ...Read more
A couple weeks: This is commonly done arthroscopically and takes about 2-3 weeks for the achiness to settle down. The first week you swell a bit but by day 4-5 the swelling starts to go down if you ice a lot and don't over do it. ...Read more
Not long: The length of a surgery is surgeon dependent, some can do a procedure in 10 minutes that takes others 30 minutes. You also did not state what anatomical region this was i.E knee etc. I would say on average it is a 20-30 minute procedure. ...Read more
Variable: A synovectomy is a surgical procedure in which the inflammed synovium, or lining of a joint, is removed. This can usually be done arthroscopically. Recovery will depend on which joint is operated on and how severe the disease within that joint was. A common indication for synovectomy is rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more
Same day: Surgery day surgery most of the time. ...Read more
Which one is more safe chemical synovectomy or radioactive synovectomy for patients suffering from hemophilia?
What is your opinion of a complete synovectomy for a 17 year old to relieve pain and swelling following a partial menisectomy 9 months ago?
Knee pain: Is there a diagnosis for the persistent knee pain and swelling post-op? Undergoing a complete synovectomy to relieve pain/swelling without an underlying diagnosis to support such a procedure will not likely work. This procedure is typically done for major inflammatory conditions of the knee and is not a typical treatment for pain after menisectomy ...Read more
Can rifampicin/rifaldin be used to do chemical synovectomy in a patient having hemophilia arthropathy? Is it a safe procedure?
Too many unknowns. : There are too many unknowns for this type of treatment to be seeking advice on this forum. Please seek the help of a physician asap. ...Read more
I had a menicus and synovectomy op in jan,still can't bend knee and I'm still in a lot of pain , front and back of knee?
Just had arthrocentesis and chemical synovectomy for hemophilic arthropathy. When will i able to regain full rom and should I start physiotherapy?
I have pvns in left knee, i'm having a complete synovectomy aswell as he's having a look at PCL as its a bit lax. How long will I be under roughly?
I had a subtotal synovectomy on my knee a year ago, flexion normal, missing few degrees hyperextension, still stiff, pain doing stairs, what is wrong?
Arthritis?: Most patients requiring a synovectomy, especially those 50 years and above, have osteoarthritis. Stairs place a significant load on the knee joints, and many patients with various types of knee problems hurt when going up and down stairs. It would be worthwhile to follow up with your orthopedic doctor for a reassessment and discussion of treatment options. Repeat x-rays could be helpful. ...Read more
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