During shoulder arthroscopy, your surgeon inserts a small camera, called an arthroscope, into your shoulder joint. The camera displays pictures on a television screen, and your surgeon uses these images to guide miniature surgical instruments
Common arthroscopic procedures include:
These photos taken through an arthroscope show a normal shoulder joint lining (left) and an inflamed joint lining damaged by frozen shoulder.
After surgery, you will stay in the recovery room for 1 to 2 hours and discharged home before 24 hours.
Dr. Paul Paramel Antony is a Senior Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon and Head of the Department of Orthopedics and Joint Reconstruction at MAJ Hospital, Edapally, Ernakulam. His service is also available at Keyhole Clinic, Palarivattom. He did his M.B.B.S at Alleppey Medical College and his MS in Orthopedics from Christian Medical college,Ludhiana. He did his fellowships from reputed universities in Germany.