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Arthroscopic hip synovectomy

Arthroscopic hip synovectomy

Arthroscopic hip synovectomy: Arthroscopic hip 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 hip joint and help the surgeon perform the surgery.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Arthroscopic hip synovectomy

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

Non-Surgical Options: Arthroscopic hip synovectomy

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

Other Surgical Options: Arthroscopic hip synovectomy

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

  • Hip synovectomy-open
  • Hip joint replacement
  • Hip fusion

Procedure Complications: Arthroscopic hip synovectomy

Possible surgical complications of Arthroscopic hip synovectomy may include:

  • Joint scarring
  • Reduced finger mobility
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Arthroscopic hip 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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