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Ankle ArthoScopy

Ankle Arthroscopy

 

A surgery which is conducted with the help of a tiny camera, as well as surgical tools, is known as Ankle Arthroscopy. In this procedure, the tools and tiny camera are used to examine and repair the tissue of the ankle area.

 

The camera used in this case called an arthroscope, and this procedure will help the doctor detect the problem and make repairs in and around the ankles without making any cuts through the skin and tissues. The patient will recover quickly and will have to bear less pain.

 

Amidst the surgery, the patient will receive general anaesthesia and will asleep and will not feel any pain; in some cases, the doctors give regional anesthesia around the leg and the ankle area to numb, and the patient doesn’t feel any pain. If the patient receives regional anesthesia, they will be given a sedative medicine to sleep amidst the operation.

 

The surgeon will perform all these actions while doing the surgery.

First, they will insert an arthroscope into the ankle after making a small incision, and the arthroscope is then connected to a video monitor in the operating room, that will allow the surgeon to take a view inside the ankle and inspect all the tissues, these include tendons, ligaments, cartilage, bones etc.

 

Then the surgeon will repair the damaged tissues by making a small incision around 1 to 3 of them so that they can insert other instruments for trading. With the help for arthroscopy, the doctor can treat a tear in cartilage, tendon or muscle and can also remove damaged tissue.

Once the surgery us over the doctor will close the incision and close them with stitches and cover it with a dressing.

 

Why is arthroscopy performed?

 

  1. You have severe ankle pain, and the arthroscopy will allow the surgeon .to understand the reason behind the pain clearly
  2. Ligament tears the tissue that connects one bone to another. The ankle has lots of ligaments that will help it in staying stable and allow it to move. A tear in ligaments will be treated with this type of surgery.
  3. Impingement in the ankle: the tissues present in and around your ankle can turn swollen and sore after overuse, resulting in difficulty to move the join, with the help of arthroscopy the damaged tissue will be removed ad you will be able to move your joint.
  4. Scar Tissue: a scar tissue usually forms after an injury to the ankle and can easily be removed with scar tissue.
  5. Cartilage injuries: arthroscopy is also used for diagnosing or repairing cartilage and bone injuries.
  6. Loose fragments in the ankle: loose fragments are usually pieces of bones or cartilage present inside the ankle and can cause the locking up of joints, with the help of arthroscopy these fragments can easily be removed.
  7. Arthritis: arthritis is known for causing a lot of pain, and arthroscopy can reduce the pain and improve the movement.

 

Arthroscopy provides the surgeon with a great view of the joint and helps diagnose the issue and will allow the doctor to perform the surgical procedure so that the problems can be treated. Ankle arthroscopy is a very minimal invasive technique and will be done after making small incisions so that the arthroscope and various other instruments can be inserted into the joint.

 

 

This is how the best ankle arthroscopic surgeon in Chennai perform the surgery.

The doctor will admit the patient to the hospital the night before the surgery to be performed easily tomorrow. The arthroscopy procedure usually takes up about 60 minutes, ad after that the surgeon will put a bandage on the ankle.

 

Depending upon the procedure, the weight-bearing is decided, and the person will have to use crutches for some time. Moreover, the doctor will ask the patient to put weight on the operated area for a few weeks. Visit the Best Ankle Arthroscopy Hospital in Chennai to get all your doubts cleared.

 

Once the treatment is done, the doctor will request you to stay in the hospital for a night, and then after that will check whether you are safe to get discharged or not.

The doctor will advise you not to do anything for the next two days. And after that, you will have to visit for a post-operative appointment.

So, visit us, to get Ankle Arthroscopy Surgery Cost in Chennai.

 

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