What is Synovectomy?

Category: Surgeries


A synovectomy is the surgical removal of a part of the synovial membrane of a synovial joint. The synovial membrane is the cushion or lubricating fluid contains between two bones.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Synovectomy

Side effect Patients
Joint stiffness 1
Post-surgical pain 1


Stopped having Synovectomy

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