Arthroscopy of the shoulder joint is performed in cases when there are various injuries, traumas and pathologies in the shoulder joint causing the patient unpleasant sensations, pain and movement disorders that cannot be treated with conservative methods - physiotherapy, injections or medication administration.
Arthroscopy of the shoulder joint helps:
Indications for arthroscopy are:
Contraindications for arthroscopy are:
The plexus brachialis shoulder nerve release, cyst removal, recovery after the fractures and the other arthroscopic procedures are less performed.
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Diagnosis and treatment do not require any complex preliminary preparation. The patient should visit a doctor-orthopedist and anesthesiologist in advance. If there are results from any other methods of examination of the shoulder joint, they should be carried about. It is also necessary to make tests for HIV infection, the presence of hepatitis B and C, syphilis, biochemical blood test, ECG, coagulogram (blood coagulation examination).
Arthroscopy is performed in a modern surgery room, most often the local anesthesia is enough, but if necessary, doctors can proceed with the general anesthesia. The duration of the arthroscopy of the shoulder joint usually takes no more than 1-1,5 hours.
During the surgery the following tools are used:
After treating the skin with an antiseptic, a small incision is made and an arthroscope is inserted into it. Then a special sterile liquid is injected to make the joint swell, and all its structural parts become better visible in the arthroscope. After an accurate detection of the problem, the separate small incisions are made for the surgical instruments with which the surgery is performed.
At the end of the surgery the instruments and the arthroscope are removed, and the incisions are closed with a large soft bandage over the sutures or with small striae patches.
After surgery the patient stays in the recovery room for 1-2 hours. In the absence of any postoperative complications, the patient is discharged.
You will be accompanied to the airport by a personal assistance. If necessary wheelchair assistance will be arranged in the airport.By provided flight authorization and medical report, you will take your flight to home!
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