A damaged joint is usually the result of the development arthritis where it is often idiopathic, or may be causes such as trauma – fracture, chronic disease Ms.
This condition can greatly reduce the quality of life, affecting the functionality of the individual, his daily routine and his emotional state. With this technique, however, we remove all the damaged parts of the menisci and articular cartilage, free bodies and osteophytes. This process can significantly delay total knee arthroplasty.
What is the procedure before surgery; strong>
Performed to prepare for surgery. Performed x-rays, blood tests and ECG. Take a complete medical history with emphasis on cardiac and respiratory problems, allergies or previous surgery. Becomes final check by a cardiologist and anaisthisiologo.I process is usually done a few hours before surgery. P>
required keeping patients in the hospital; strong> p>
The patient may have been discharged on the same day. p>
What kind of anesthesia required; strong> p>
This is determined in consultation with the anesthesiologist or regional case may be, or general anesthesia. p>
What is the recovery time after surgery; strong> p>
Varies 4-5 weeks to partial meniscectomy to 10-12 weeks for suturing of the meniscus. p>
There are risks after surgery; strong> p>
The complication rate arthroscopy is less than 1% when performed by trained orthopedic surgeons. p>