What is Shoulder Arthroscopy?

Category: Surgeries

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An arthroscopy is a minor surgical procedure in which the surgeon inserts a camera into the body to examine, evaluate, and sometimes treat damage to muscles and joints.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 4 2
Rotator cuff injury of shoulder 4 1
Shoulder subluxation 3 1
Diagnostic assessment 2 1
Bilateral subacromial shoulder impingement 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Shoulder Arthroscopy

Side effect Patients
Pain 1

Duration

Stopped having Shoulder Arthroscopy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 11
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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