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Hip Surgery (Definition)

Hip surgery can range from arthroscopic surgery to remove torn cartilage, to repair of a hip fracture to hip replacement surgery ...Read more


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What happens during a hip scope operation?

What happens during a hip scope operation?

Akin to knee scope: Arthroscopy of any joint, hip included, involves placing a fiber optic camera into the joint. The joint is accessed via multiple small 1 CM incisions (portals). While viewing through one portal various surgical instruments help diagnose and treat any problems found inside the joint. Hip arthroscopy, unlike shoulder & knee, requires significant traction to open the joint for viewing the joint. ...Read more

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What happens during a knee arthroscopy?

What happens during a knee arthroscopy?

Knee arthroscopy: Two or three portals are typically made and the arthroscope is maneuvered around the knee with inspection of all three compartments: patellofemoral, medial and lateral compartment. The menisci, articular cartilage and cruciate ligaments are inspected and if damaged are addressed. ...Read more

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What happens during surgery for a fractured leg?

What happens during surgery for a fractured leg?

Fractured leg: The treatment for a fracture leg depends on the location of the fracture and the displacement of the fractured fragments. A simple nondisplaced fracture can be treated in a cast and more complicated fracture may require a rod insertion or plates and screws. ...Read more

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What happens during and after a scoliosis surgery?

What happens during and after a scoliosis surgery?

Improved curve...: Muscles and ligaments are dissected from length of spine; screws are placed into the spinal pedicles, and titanium rods are crosslinked to the screws, thereby straightening the curve. Recovery then takes about 4-5 days in hospital, verying time aft going hoem. ...Read more

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What happens during arthroscopic knee surgery?

What happens during arthroscopic knee surgery?

Knee arthroscopy: The various anatomical sites within the knee are inspected including but not excluded to the articular cartilage lining of the patella, trochlea, medial and lateral femoral condyles, medial and lateral tibial plateau, medial and lateral menisci, the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments, the synovial lining. ...Read more

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My mom is undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery next week. What happens in that kind of surgery?

My mom is undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery next week. What happens in that kind of surgery?

Arthroscopic surgery: Two or three small incisions are made. A small fiber optic camera is inserted in the knee with small instruments. The damage in the knee is then corrected. The surgery is usually under one hour. ...Read more

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What happens during a posterior tibial osteotomy ?

What happens during a posterior tibial osteotomy ?

Correct deformity: A posterior tibial osteotomy is a very rare proceedure used for correction of excessive extension of the knee and improve flexion at the knee. ...Read more

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What occurs during a bone fusion surgery?

What occurs during a bone fusion surgery?

Fusion (Arthrodesis): The technical term for fusion is arthrodesis. It's commonly used in the spine and joints like hip, knee and ankle. When joints become arthritic and lack cartilage, it's very painful to have bone rubbing on bone as 2 independent surfaces. Fusion attempts to bridge the two surfaces by using bone graft and other biomaterials. Once the surfaces heal together, there's no motion and this reduces pain. ...Read more

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What all happens during a partial knee replacement?

What all happens during a partial knee replacement?

Surfaces restored: When one side of your knee joints cartilage wears down , you can resurface the end of the bone with a femoral implant made of cobalt chrome and a tibial component made of titanium and polyethylene. These implants are secured to the bone with a special cement. Precision installation is the key to long term success. Robotics has made this a reproducibly excellent joint retoring procedure. ...Read more

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What happens during a knee osteotomy? After having that surgery done does that lead to clicking and popping of the knee joint?

What happens during a knee osteotomy? After having that surgery done does that lead to clicking and popping of the knee joint?

Bone is cut: Knee osteotomy is where the a bone around the knee is cut (osteotomized) to correct a deformity of the bone or to unweight an area of arthritis inside of the knee. It does not usia=ually result in a clicking or popping of the knee joint unless there is a preexistant problem of the knee. ...Read more

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What happens if one has menses during hip surgery ?

What happens if one has menses during hip surgery ?

Nothing: Women come to the operating room all the time for elective and emergency surgery while on their period. A pad in place takes care of the situation. No big deal. ...Read more

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What is done during a biceps tenodesis procedure? What is the usual process i can expect during a biceps tenodesis procedure? .

Multiple Techniques: You may find this article helpful: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulderpain/2011/shoulder-pain/biceps-tendon-pain-a-popular-diagnosis-loaded-with-decades-of-controversy/ there are multiple techniques for this procedure and in my experience biceps pain is rarely if ever the primary diagnosis. Here is our current technique: http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=4iuesgnseki&list=uu15uuhuqiy9zdpywwxf31. ...Read more

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What bone leg is involved during a hip replacement?

What bone leg is involved during a hip replacement?

Pelvis and femur: The hip socket is part of the pelvis and is fitted with a metal shell during a hip replacement. Usually a plastic liner goes inside the shell as the artificial cartilage replacement. The ball portion of the hip joint is the uppermost end of the femur. It is replaced with a metal ball during the procedure, which is attached to a metal implant that is secured a few inches into the femur. ...Read more

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During what point during surgery is a pelvic wash done?

During what point during surgery is a pelvic wash done?

P W C: Pelvic washing cytology is a useful tool , (pelvic wash ) for gynecological and non gynecological diseases , for both benign and malignant diseases and for staging before the procedure is contemplated irrigated fluid is collected , cells are collected & analyzed , if tumor cells are found staging will change . It also helps for correct therapy . ...Read more

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What happens during arthroscopic knee surgery for plica?

What happens during  arthroscopic knee surgery for plica?

Arthorscopic surgery: In arthroscopic surgery the surgeon looks 360 degrees around the entire knee. If the patient has a plica the surgeon would incise it with an instrument. That being said i would anticipate that the plica is a secondary diagnosis and not the prime reason for the surgery. ...Read more

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What happens during a leg amputation?

What happens during a leg amputation?

All structures Cut: During a leg amputation, the surgeon starts by making a skin incision. This is designed to help in the closure of the stump. Next the muscle fascia is cut, followed by the muscles. The primary nerves, arteries and veins are then ligated ( tied off ). Next the bones are cut with a saw and the cut edges are filed down. Finally a flap of muscle tissue is used to cover the bone and the skin is closed. ...Read more

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What happens during a transmetatarsal amputation operation?

What happens during a transmetatarsal amputation operation?

Forefoot amputation: A trans-metatarsal amputation is the surgical amputation / removal of all the toes along with partial removal of the associated metatarsal long bones. Achilles tendon lengthening may be performed at the same time or sometime after to minimize the forefoot pressures that may result with this type of procedure. ...Read more

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What occurs during a meniscus transplant?

What occurs during a meniscus transplant?

New Meniscus: A new cadaver meniscus is implanted to replace the one that is deficient. There are several ways this is done. You then are given restrictions with weight bearing and range of motion to allow time for the new meniscus to heal. ...Read more

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