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    Microfracture Surgery

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    surgery has been replaced by more long lasting procedures, yet its techniques have not been forgotten, in fact, the following surgical procedures are widely used today as a part of arthroscopic knee surgery. To commence surgery, a surgeon will make an incision ¼ inch wide into a patient’s knee. Arthroscopy is then inserted through the incision to aid the surgeon during the procedure so the surgeon can see around and work on the joint (Knee Microfracture Surgery, 2016). Next, all loose or damaged cartilage is removed from the area. In a practical operation the size of the area should be less than 2 centimeters in diameter supported by healthy cartilage. New cartilage growth is promoted by enabling blood flow; an awl is used to make microfracture holes in the surrounding bone. The common amount of holes made during this surgery can range from 5 to 15. This is determined by the size of surgical area which should range between 1 and 2 centimeters in diameter. The amount of microfacture holes made to the bone is predicated on the treatment area size (Cluett, 2016). Various imaging techniques are available to view preoperative and postoperative…

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    1970s Medical Advances

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    Medical tools and operations have been advancing ever since the first human cut his or herself on a rock, whether the advancements have been significant or not. Through all of this time, scientists and doctors have been searching for answers to try and improve the health of the world’s population daily. What many people do not realize is although the cure for cancer has not yet been found, treatments for many other diseases have been and medical technology has come a long way. Every decade,…

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    Meniscal Tears Case Study

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    Meniscal tears are the most common orthopedic procedure performed. Out of the procedures, two-third is traumatic, while the remaining one-third is idiopathic. The medial is semicircular and lateral is a complete circle. The meniscus is made out of fibrocartilage, type I. Blood supply depends on the capillary as one-third of the ring is avascular, also known as the part that can heal. The function of the meniscus is to load absorption and serve as a shock absorber when pressure is applied across…

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    Knee Arthroscopy Essay

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    Knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive day case procedure which may be done for diagnosis, meniscectomy or debride-ment. Arthroscopic surgery is associated with a variable degree of postoperative pain, which is caused by an irritation of free nerve endings of the synovial tissue, anterior fat pad, and joint capsule due to surgical excision and resection [1]. Postoperative pain control is very important for early rehabil-itation and short hospital stay. Several postoperative analgesic…

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    Shoulder arthroscopy means the word arthroscopy comes from two Greek words, “arthro” means joint and “skopein” means to look which it has a term for it which it means to look within the joint. The shoulder arthroscopy surgery is examining or repairing the tissues inside or around your joint shoulder where it feels pain and the shoulder arthroscopy surgery uses medical tool called Arthroscopy which it is inserted through a small cut in your skin and perform surgery from there through camera.…

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    Hip Arthroscopic Surgery

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    the first time by Burman in 1931. 1 However, indications and procedure for arthroscopic surgeries remained very few for many decades because of lack of expertise and instrumentation. Since the early 1990s, the number of hip arthroscopic surgeries being performed has increased worldwide. Hip arthroscopy was introduced in India in the past decade only and still there are very few centres in India which perform arthroscopic management of hip pathologies. Ours is one…

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    patient has a proximal row coalition with her scaphoid and lunate. She has pain mostly over the scaphotrapezotrapezoidal (STT) joint. On examination, patient is still sore mostly over the radial aspect of the carpus, primarily over the STT joint. She has some irritability. She has some stiffness in her wrist. Her contralateral side is about 65 degrees of extension and flexion; however, on the affected side, she is close to 50 degrees. She has irritability with Watson’s test. Impression is…

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    Arthritis Case Studies

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    She has been diagnosed with medial meniscus tear and arthritis by MRI. She was seen 2 weeks ago, but was unsure if she wanted to pursue an arthroscopy, given the fact that she has significant arthritis and may not benefit from a scope. Examination of the right knee shows medial and lateral joint line tenderness. She has pain with McMurray’s test. Assessments include right knee tear of the medial meniscus and right knee unilateral primary osteoarthritis. Despite the fact that she may not…

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    Introduction Knee injuries are common in individuals that perform in the sports that require quick movements. These quick movements put the person at a high risk of suffering an injury to the knee. Of these injuries, the most common are meniscal and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears. When a person suffers a potential injury they must be diagnosed by a qualified healthcare professional prior to deciding on an intervention to correct the tear. There are many different methods of diagnosis:…

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    Sports Injury Clinic

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    H1 Professional Sports Injury Clinic in Adelaide Adelaide Orthosports is a purpose built clinic dedicated to the treatment of sports related orthopaedic injuries. We have built a reputation for treating elite athletes but also provide a service for social and amateur athletes. We strive to provide a quality service and our goal is to improve our patients’ quality of life. Our highly qualified and experienced sports injury doctors are professionals in treating joint problems and sports…

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