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What Are The Chances Of Getting A Joint Infection After A Shoulder Arthroscopy
Arthroscopic surgery is also known as Arthroscopy. 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
Rare but known risk.: Infection after shoulder arthroscopy is a rare problem, but is seen enough to have established treatment protocols. Propionibacterium acne is the typical culprit in these infections. Iv antibiotics are given initially and surgical lavage may be needed. Once culture results have been obtained, antibiotics can be customized to more effectively treat the infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Known hi grade partial distal supraspinatus tear poss labrum tear having pain above scapula & very tender to touch what could it be? Pending shoulder arthroscopy if don't have will it get worse?
I'm getting a key hole surgery (shoulder arthroscopy) this saturday. I'm very scared of anestheisa. Can it hurt me?
Unlikely!: For an otherwise healthy person, anesthesia is very low risk due to excellent monitors and safe drugs. Talk to your anesthesiologist about the type of anesthesia that is planned. This could be general anesthesia, or a nerve block. Just be sure not to eat or drink after midnight. Arthroscopy is well tolerated by most people. Best of luck! ...Read more
8 days after shoulder arthroscopy,hard lump next to main incision,tender to touch,burning pain even without touch.Normal?What is it? Should I worry?
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 2 more doctor answers
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
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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