Artroscopia del hombro

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Artroscopia del hombro

Es un tipo de cirugía para examinar o reparar los tejidos que se encuentran dentro o alrededor de la articulación del hombro. El procedimiento utiliza una pequeña cámara, llamada artroscopio, la cual se inserta a través de una incisión pequeña. Si el cirujano va a reparar la articulación, también se utilizan instrumentos quirúrgicos pequeños, como una máquina de afeitar de uso quirúrgico (shaver) para remover el tejido indeseable.

Artroscopia del hombro

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  • Last reviewed on 6/30/2011
  • C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; and Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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