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Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy

Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy

Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy: Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy is minimally invasive surgery to remove inflamed membrane (synovium) that lines the joint; a tiny video camera on the end of a lighted instrument (arthroscope) and surgical instruments are inserted through several small "keyhole" incisions to see inside the ankle and help the surgeon perform the surgery.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy:

Non-Surgical Options: Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy

Possible surgical complications of Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Arthroscopic ankle synovectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good, but the synovium will most likely become inflamed again.

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