Tag: "arthroscopic" at medical news
Surgery not needed for Osteoarthritis
...s cut away and removed. The second group underwent arthroscopic
lavage, which involves flushing out bad cartilage....a placebo procedure, in which the doctor simulated arthroscopic
surgery. Small incisions were made for effect, but no cartilage was removed. The surgeries were perf...
New Hereditary Bone Joint Disorder Identified
...hip replacement. All the 3 children’s had multiple arthroscopic
procedures in the knees, hips and shoulders. The exposing of the cartilage leads to vulnerability of various complications at an early age leading to fragility of the bone, which is highly increased. "Further studies elucidating the mechanisms lead...
Novel Technique To Revolutionize Treatment Of Spinal Tumors
...cations, such as ear, nose and throat surgery, and arthroscopic
applications. ‘Generally, a cancerous lesion of the spine can eat away at the bone, which can cause a mass in the spinal canal resulting in paralysis or great pain,’ Wong said. The process first removes tumor bulk, then delivers cement to strength ...
Modified Ligament Surgery Improves Outcomes Players, Athletes
...rocedure in several ways. First, he begins with an arthroscopic
evaluation of the elbow to examine and fix residual problems. An unstable ligament leads to a shifting elbow, which can cause further problems such as cartilage damage. Second, Dr. Altchek gains access to the bone in a different way. In the Jobe su...
Poor Short Term Recovery from Knee Surgery in Women
...tis sufferers have poorer short-term recovery from arthroscopic
knee surgery.The factors associated with poor shor...term recovery than men in the first year following arthroscopic
meniscal tear removal surgery, and people with osteoarthritis also did not do as well as others, say...
Arthroscopic Treatment of Tennis Elbow is Successful
...llow-up. This is the first longitudinal study of arthroscopic
treatment of tennis elbow, says lead investigator ...y was maintained long term. I am happy to say that arthroscopic
release is a good treatment option for lingering tennis elbow. The patients were enrolled through th...