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How much does arthroscopic surgery (lavage and debridement) cost ?

How much does arthroscopic surgery (lavage and debridement) cost ?

Relative: It all depends on your insurance plan (or lack thereof). Every surgery involves fees for the surgeon, the anesthesiologist, the operating room, and any medications or disposable equipment needed for the surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Debridement (Definition)

Devitalised, or dead tissue is removed from the body using a variety of techniques, including surgery, and ...Read more


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Had surgery 7 wks ago. Had arthroscopic debridement and modified brostrom. What is the cause/causes of pain upon walking full weight bearing?

Had surgery 7 wks ago. Had arthroscopic debridement and modified brostrom. 
What is the cause/causes of pain upon walking full weight bearing?

Some normal: It would be normal to still have some discomfort 7 weeks after this procedure. The main point is it improving? It's very important to follow your doctor's orders for weight bearing and activity. If pain is severe and increasing despite rest or there is any redness, wound drainage or increasing tenderness then call your surgeon now. ...Read more

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My stitches post debridement Achilles tendon surgery came apart, Is thst because something is poking through my incision?

My stitches post debridement Achilles tendon surgery came apart, Is thst because something is poking through my incision?

You need to get : In touch and see your surgeon. Do not play around. Wounds hat spread apart in the Achilles' tendon region potentially can be slow and poor healing wounds. ...Read more

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On 10/1 had a Distal Amputation of my L index finger, after irrigation/Debridement from MRSA was unsuccessful (osteomyelitis), why am I still in pain?

On 10/1 had a Distal Amputation of my L index finger, after irrigation/Debridement from MRSA was unsuccessful (osteomyelitis), why am I still in pain?

Phantom pain: could be what we call a phantom pain it is a real pain you need to see a pain managment doctor that might be able to help you ...Read more

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In september i had arthroscopic surgery on my left shoulder. I had labral and AC debridement, bursectomy and decompression. Why am i still in pain.?

Many reasons: The first thing to do is check with your surgeon. Continued pain after a surgery can be from an improper diagnosis, not fully taking care of the problem during surgery, or recurrent tears at the shoulder. Without knowing what you were going in for -- i.e. What was your diagnosis, it is difficult to tell if what was done to your shoulder was the correct thing. Check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Endocartitus staph infection 5 debridements flap surgery what precautions to take to heal?

Endocartitus staph infection 5 debridements flap surgery what precautions to take to heal?

More information: Sorry to hear about that, but if you can give us more information, you will get a more intelligent answer. ...Read more

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I just had a open big toe debridement surgery with microfractures how long will I be in great pain and my foot swollen?

I just had a open big toe debridement surgery with microfractures how long will I be in great pain and my foot swollen?

You should discuss: With your surgeon. I would think you would be on pain killers. Elevation and ice are a good idea. You would want to make sure nothing is infected...... ...Read more