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What are the risks of arthroscopic shoulder surgery?

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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Same 4 other surgery

Any surgery has a risks of pain, infection, damage to neurovascular structures or worst of all, failure.
In general arthroscopic surgeries have a lower rate of infection than similar open procedures. Arthroscopic surgery provides better visualization with less soft tissue damage. Typically the recovery is faster and there is less pain than with open procedures.

In brief: Same 4 other surgery

Any surgery has a risks of pain, infection, damage to neurovascular structures or worst of all, failure.
In general arthroscopic surgeries have a lower rate of infection than similar open procedures. Arthroscopic surgery provides better visualization with less soft tissue damage. Typically the recovery is faster and there is less pain than with open procedures.
Dr. Robert Coats II
Dr. Robert Coats II
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Infection

An infection is the greatest risk but it is less than one percent.
Nerve injury and stiffness are also risks.

In brief: Infection

An infection is the greatest risk but it is less than one percent.
Nerve injury and stiffness are also risks.
Dr. Daniel Mass
Dr. Daniel Mass
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