After the knee, arthroscopic surgery is most commonly applied to the shoulder joint.
The most important advantage of arthroscopic surgeries; smaller incisions, less tissue damage, earlier return to work and higher patient satisfaction. The procedure is performed under scalene block or general anesthesia. The patient is discharged one or two days after the procedure. Post-procedure complication rate is low.
Major astroscopic interventions for the shoulder joint;
one- Treatment of rotator cuff tears. (closed suturing of tendons that provide joint movement).
2-Shoulder instability treatment: labral tears and Bankart’s lesion (occurs after shoulder dislocation).
3-In cases of impingement on the shoulder.