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Arthroscopic Surgery in Europe

Hospitals and medical centers in Europe performing Arthroscopic Surgery.

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Arthroscopic Surgery

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Koc University Hospital

Koc University Hospital’s Health Sciences Campus spans over an area of 220.000 m2 and serves with 404 Rooms, 73 Intensive Care Units, 12 Operating Rooms and 14 Intervention Rooms to provide healthcare services with its innovative approach and dynamic team at North American standards.

3 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Prof. Aykın Şimsek MD

Professor of Orthopedics and Traumatology

Prof. Eftal Güdemez MD

Professor of Orthopedics and Traumatology

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Arthroscopic Surgery

900 - 1,080 US$

Hygeia Hospital

Hygeia Hospital's Orthopedics Clinic is staffed by distinguished, highly trained orthopedic surgeons, as well as experienced nursing and auxiliary medical staff.

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Arthroscopic Surgery

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Centro Médico Teknon

Orthopaedic medicine provides highly specialized evaluation and treatment of the entire musculoskeletal system including bones, ligaments, tendons, joints, muscles and nerves — everything that allows you to move, work and be active.

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Arthroscopic Surgery

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Medical Port | Medical Solutions Abroad

When an orthopedic injury requires surgery it is important to be in the hands of the best professionals that are experts in the field. Medical Port partnered with Hospital Lusíadas and Clinica Espregueira Mendes for orthopedic surgery.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. João Espregueira Mendes

Consultant - Orthopedics, Traumatology and Sports Medicine

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Arthroscopic Surgery

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Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital

The Orthopaedics and traumatology department studies and treats traumatic, congenital and acquired disorders in the locomotive system from birth until eighteen years of age. Pioneers in highly complex interventions, including scoliosis surgery, limb reconstruction and micro-surgery.

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Arthroscopic Surgery

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Arthroscopy - Hip

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Arthroscopy - Knee

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Arthroscopy - Shoulder

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Hospitales San Roque

Hospitales San Roque Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is committed to excellence in all areas of musculoskeletal care.

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Arthroscopic Surgery

2,950 - 3,700 US$

Arthroscopic Knee Ligamentoplasty

2,950 US$

Arthroscopy - Knee

2,950 US$

Arthroscopy - Shoulder

3,700 US$

SARAFIANOS Private Clinic

SARAFIANOS is an ISO 9001 certified private clinic in Thessaloniki, Greece. Known for its long tradition of high quality health services since 1957, high sense of professionalism, respect for the patient, quality, thoroughness and consistency in the services provided

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. Mentzelos Anastasios

Head of Orthopedics Surgery – Traumatology, Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery

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Shoulder Arthroscopy

7,000 US$

Arthroscopic Surgery

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Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. Antonio Narvaez

Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, Traumatology and Sports Medicine

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Knee arthroscopy – ligamentoplsty

5,800 US$

Knee arthroscopy – meniscectomy

4,100 US$

Shoulder arthroscopy

5,700 US$

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Arthroscopic Surgery

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About Arthroscopic Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Arthroscopic Surgery?
Arthroscopic surgery is a surgical procedure in which an arthroscope and other surgical instruments are inserted through tiny incisions in the skin to examine and treat the interior formation of a joint for various problems.

The arthroscope is an endoscopic device with a camera attached to it, which enables the orthopedic surgeon to view the internal structures. The arthroscope is of various sizes and a joint is examined with an arthroscope that is suited to its size.

The different types of arthroscopic surgeries are:

  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Spinal Arthroscopy

How is Arthroscopic Surgery Performed?
  • A small incision is made on the side of the joint that needs to be treated through which the arthroscope is inserted.
  • Other tiny incisions are made through which surgical instruments are inserted.
  • These instruments are used to cut, remove and stitch injured tissues.
  • After the surgery is completed, the arthroscope is withdrawn and the incision is closed with sutures.
  • A dressing is used to cover the incision area and a brace may be used to wrap around the joint.

How to Prepare for Arthroscopic Surgery?
  • The patient is physically examined before the surgery.
  • The patient is required to do some blood and urine tests.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • Certain medication that the patient has been taking may be stopped two weeks before the surgery.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medical conditions or ailments of the patient.
  • The doctor should be informed if the patient has been drinking more than one or two drinks of alcohol in a day.
  • The patient should stop smoking some weeks prior to the surgery to recover quickly.

Days admitted : Arthroscopic surgery is usually done as an outpatient procedure.

Anesthesia : The type of anesthesia is chosen depending on the joint that is being treated and the health of the patient.

Recovery : - The patient is taken to a recovery room until the patient comes out of the effects of anesthesia. - Pain medication may be given to the patient. - The surgical incisions are small and heal quickly. - The patient is required to rest for several days after the surgery and keep the joint elevated. - Ice packs may be applied to minimize swelling and pain. - The patient is required to undergo an exercise program that helps in strengthening the patient’s muscles. This also prevents contracture of the surrounding tissues.

Risks : The risks that may occur in arthroscopic surgery are rare. They include the following: - Infection - Severe bleeding - Swelling - Blood clotting - Injury to nerve and blood vessels - Breakage of surgical instruments during the surgery

After care : - The incision area should be kept clean and dry. - The surgeon or nurse will remove the surgical bandages. - The doctor’s instructions should be followed carefully. - The patient may be required to undergo physical therapy. Any signs of infection should be reported to the doctor. These include: - Severe joint pain - Swelling - Redness - Bleeding - Warmth

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