What is Shoulder Surgery?

Category: Surgeries

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Depending on the nature of the problem, shoulder surgery may involve an arthroscopic procedure or an open surgical procedure.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Rotator cuff syndrome 13 3
Pain in right shoulder 10 0
Bone spurs 2 1
Pain 2 1
Pain in left shoulder 2 1

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  • 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 3
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Shoulder Surgery

Side effect Patients
Pain 3
Lymphedema 1
Muscle pain in arms 1
Nausea 1
Pain in shoulder(s) 1
Post-surgical pain 1

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Duration

Currently having Shoulder Surgery

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Shoulder Surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 39
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2
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