The main symptoms of tendinopathy of the long head of the biceps is pain during movement or at rest. Usually there is inflammation around the tendon, while in some cases there is some degree of wear of the tendon.
The persistence of symptoms for more than 3-4 months do not respond to conservative treatment makes arthroscopy as a treatment.
The main symptoms of instability of the long head of the biceps is pain during movement. These symptoms are caused by pathological displacement of the tendon out from the groove.
The only treatment is surgery where:
in patients younger than 55 is arthroscopic orthesis, while
in older patients usually chosen arthroscopic tenolysi.
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 , but in most cases required general anesthesia .. p>
What is the recovery time after surgery ; strong> p>
The return to full activities is about 4 weeks for tenolysis while increasing 8-10 evomades if orthesis . p>
Are there risks after surgery ; strong> p>
The complication rate arthroscopy is less than 1% when performed by trained orthopedic cheirourgous.Ta percentages are much lower than with open surgery. p>