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Knee synovectomy

Knee synovectomy

Knee synovectomy: Knee synovectomy is surgery to remove inflamed membrane (synovium) that lines the joint.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Knee synovectomy

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

Non-Surgical Options: Knee synovectomy

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

Other Surgical Options: Knee synovectomy

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

Anesthetic Requirements for Knee synovectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Knee synovectomy may include:

  • General or epidural anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Knee synovectomy

Possible surgical complications of Knee synovectomy may include:

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

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Knee 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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