How long does a shoulder arthroscopy procedure take?

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It depends.

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There are different types of arthroscopic shoulder procedures like subacromial decompression, labral repair, rotator cuff repair, to name a few. Most take less than an hour to an hour, but more complex procedures or procedures on patients who have a large body habitus typically take longer.
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It varies

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Depending on the injury that needs repairing, the skill of the surgeon, and the thoroughness of repair. A shoulder arthroscopy for a rotator cuff repair takes me 35-45 minutes of surgery time to complete the entire procedure. Some people it takes 3 hrs. Seek out a shoulder specialist. Get their opinion. Ask how many surgeries they do. Ask if they make incisions or do it all with the camera.
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Shoulder arthroscopy

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The time for a shoulder arthroscopy depends on the reason for the surgery. It can take anywhe from 30 minutes to 90 minutes depending on what is done
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Usually anywhere from 30 min to 3 hrs depending upon the amount of pathology being addressed by the surgery.
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Shoulder arthroscopy

surgery for a routine diagnostic scope with a labral repair may take about an hour, a rotator cuff tear depending on complexity may take 1-2 hours.
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Highly Variable

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Shoulder Arthroscopy is just a general term and it really depends on the exact diagnosis and procedure(s) performed. This also greatly depends on the level of surgeon skill, experience, etc. Learn more here: http://www.theshouldercenter.com/shoulder-specialist.htm
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