Shoulder Resection Arthroplasty

6 clinic(s) offering Shoulder Resection Arthroplasty treatment in 9 countries
Shoulder Resection Arthroplasty
We were recommended to Dr. Mendoza by Dr. Torres in Mazatlan as a highly skilled and meticulous surgeon. I had waited in pain for close to 3years in Canada for treatment ; The surgery was completed 2 days after arriving in Guadalajara. The surgery was perfect and there were no significant pain levels. The follow up after surgery items ei. walker, ambulance trip back to our hotel, and daily visit by the physiotherapist were all organized by Dr. Mendoza's professional staff. This is medical care at its best and incredible value for the price. I see a golf course in my future.
December 2015
Due to osteoarthritis I needed a total hip replacement. As a USA resident who travels extensively for work I looked all over Latin America and Europe. However I wanted a specific style of hip replacement. This was offered by Dr Mendoza, from the beginning contact with Lori it was a very professional experience. I spent a month in guadalajara and could not have been happier with the outcome. If I ever have to have the other done I know where I am going. Thanks again for all the great work Rob Jones
November 2015
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Oscar Mendoza Helguera MD Verified

Oscar Mendoza orthopedic clinic is one of most established physiotherapy treatment facilities in Guadalajara providing high standards of medical care and advanced technology which earned renowned acclaim in Mexico and North America.

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Dr Vasileios I. Sakellariou: Orthopaedics & Bone and Joints Surgeon Verified

Dr.Vasileios I.Sakellariou provides his patients with a myriad of the most effective solutions to restore to bones and joints their functionality and structure.

Treatment was great, Dr. Halker is a great knee specialist! I am only in Turkey every so often, but every time I have a problem I go to Acibdem. Acibdem is a top Hospital, it is better than most Western Hospitals.
January 2012
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Acibadem Healthcare Group - Orthopedic Surgery Center Verified

Acibadem has signed a cooperation agreement with Harvard Medical International which is a world famous institution in terms of medical education and services.

Меня зовут Бегенч я из Туркменистана. В июне 2016 у среднего сына была травма колена. Повредил во время тренировки по футболу. Он у меня планирует заниматься им профессионально. Наши Ашкабадские врачи предложили оперировать но после нее сын пог бы позабыть о спорте. В итоге решили ехать в Турцию. Ромой подсказали нам родственники, которые были уже у них на лечении. После предварительной операции врач тоже пришел к мнению проведения оперции но в отличии колег из Туркменистана он обещал что операция (ортроскопия ) никак не повлияет на его будующую карьеру. Слово врачи сдержали. правда понадобилась двух месячная физиотерапия но результатом мы однозначно довольны. Бегенч Атамурадов
August 2016
Nas djecak Hamza je bio bezbrizan i kao vecina djece igrao je fudbal sa drugarima. Nazalost jedan dan je dosao sa povredom i tada je sve krenulo naopako. Vodili smo ga u bolnicu u Sarajevo i rekli su nam da oni ne smiju izvesti tu operaciju, na vrhuncu ocaja smo saznali za Romoy. Imam samo rijeci hvale za njih, ni jedne sekunde nas nisu ostavili same i pruzili su nam neogranicenu podrsku. Zahvaljujuci vama nas Hamza opet bezbrizno trckara sa drugarima. Hvala Vam !
August 2016
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ROMOY Healthcare - Orthopedic Unit Verified

The entire orthopedic team at ROMOY includes proficient nurses, skilled physician assistants, caring nurse practitioners, expert surgical technicians, and an orthopedic outpatient staff that is dedicated to providing an empathetic and gentle experience for all our orthopedic patients.

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Dr. Alex Kroushovski: Orthopaedics & Trauma Surgeon Verified

Dr. Alex Kroushovski understands your struggles for a life enjoyed at its fullest, and is doing his best to provide you with optimum solutions. His professionalism and commitment to patient satisfaction have gained him a fine reputation on the international level.

What is Shoulder Resection Arthroplasty?

Shoulder resection arthroplasty is a surgical procedure performed to treat problems in the AC (acromioclavicular) joint of the shoulder resulting from osteoarthritis or traumatic injuries.

 

The acromion is the bone that makes up the upper part of the shoulder. The acromioclavicular joint connects the collarbone and the acromion. The very end of the collarbone is removed (approx. 1cm), leaving a space between the acromion bone and the collarbone, where the AC joint used to be. This space is replaced with scar tissue that allows movement and eliminates bone to bone rubbing.

 

This procedure can either be done as an "open surgery" or it can be done arthroscopically, in which case it would be considered a minimally invasive surgery. Arthroscopic surgeries are video-assisted procedures enabling optimum visualization, smaller incisions and less recovery time.

 

A Good Candidate for Shoulder Resection Arthroplasty

It is very likely that you have already been diagnosed by your doctor with one of the above ailments, in which case an MRI or X-Ray image was taken. If this is the case, be prepared to provide x-rays.

 

If you have not taken MRI or X-Ray images, then you can take them at one of the listed modern health care facilities upon arrival.

 

Shoulder Resection Arthroplasty Procedure

A resection arthroplasty involves the surgical removal of a small portion of the collarbone. This removal then leaves a space between the acromion and the cut end of the collarbone where the AC joint was. This joint replaces scar tissue, which allows movement.

 

This also prevents the bones rubbing against each other. The end result of the surgery is the flexible connection between the acromion and the collarbone.

 

The procedure is usually performed by making a small incision over the AC joint. Sometimes, the surgery can be executed arthroscopically, in which the surgeon uses an endoscope to look through a small hole into the shoulder joint.

 

The endoscope is an instrument consisting of a tube fitted with a light and a miniature video camera, which transmits an image of the joint interior to a television monitor. The surgeon proceeds to remove the segment of collarbone through a small incision.