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Friday, 02 March 2012 08:44
What is an arthroscopy ? When indicated arthroscopy performed. In Demedicina tell you more about arthroscopy.
2-Then there is the arthroscopic surgery
that commonly called "arthroscopy ".
Are complex systems within a joint, ligaments attach to bones and other bones ,
tendons, muscles, cartilage. At present due to the increase in sports injuries are more tendons, muscles or bones. Arthroscopy
is an effective tool in the diagnosis and treatment of these injuries.
If after doing a scan with the arthroscope, the surgeon decides it has to make a traditional operation, or open the joint, the photographic record obtained is useful for the surgeon in planning surgery.
When performing the test
You can use anesthesia
during local or general test. Usually local anesthesia is used because it reduces the risk of lung cancer and heart complications. Local anesthesia allows the patient to recover soon and can return home.
the patient will spend time in the recovery room. Most patients go home after spending an hour in the recovery room. Your doctor may prescribe medication for pain
for a short period of time.
After the procedure the patient must be alert to signs of infection such as excessive pain, the swelling ,
sensation of heat. To prevent infection it is advisable to avoid moisture in the area, we recommend covering the area with a plastic bag when someone is showering.
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