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WHAT IS ACROMIOPLASTY?

Acromioplasty is AN arthroscopic surgical operation of the appendage. Generally, it implies removal of a little piece of the surface of the bone (acromion) that’s connected with a connective tissue inflicting, by friction, injury to the connective tissue.

 

When is Acromioplasty required?

Acromioplasty is generally performed to the shoulder when there is a rotator cuff tear. Acromioplasty surgery is performed based on the concept that the shoulder rotator cuff is being pressed upon by the bones and ligaments above the rotator cuff. The surgeon can cut these ligaments and shave down a chunk of the appendage, which is a bone that sticks out of the front part of the shoulder blade.

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What is the duration of the surgery

Subacromial decompression is almost exclusively performed arthroscopically, with surgical instruments inserted into the shoulder through tiny incisions, and takes one to two hours to complete. A patient should be able to go home the same day after the surgery.

How long does it take to recover from Acromioplasty surgery

The ideal recovery time post an Acromioplasty surgery is 4-6 months. It should be remembered that Acromioplasty is an add-on to the rotator cuff surgery and therefore the recovery time is also more since some ligaments are also shaved off to prevent further damage to the tendon.

More sophisticated cases will take 6-12 months for complete recovery. It is common for surgeons to advocate therapy for shoulder and knee surgeries. This will most likely begin one to a pair of weeks once your surgery and last for four to six months. A patient may be able to do easier daily activities in 2 to 3 weeks. Most people World Health Organization work table jobs will come back to figure at this point. If the patient is involved in a lift, push, or pull at work, then he will probably need 3 to 4 months off.

Precautions before heading for Acromioplasty surgery

Since Acromioplasty is done in addition to the rotator cuff surgery, the recovery time is also more. This is due to the additional work and trauma that goes into a procedure like acromioplasty. Therefore, patients are generally advised to consult their doctor and discuss the implications. Based on each individual case, doctors suggest the need for Acromioplasty surgery.

In the uncommon circumstance wherever there’s severe impingement by AN extra-large appendage bone or terribly massive bone spurs, acromioplasty could also be a decent choice to facilitate resolve the matter.

 

 

Dr. RATNAKAR RAO

Dr. RATNAKAR RAO

MEDICAL DOCTOR

MBBS & M.S (Orthopedics) AMC AR Fellowship – NUHS, Singapore.

Orthopedic & Joint Replacement Surgeon

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