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What I liked: "confidentiality, professionalism of medical personnel.under Dr Daniel Mandziak ridership and great consulting expert..
very successful procedure .I do recommend to others"

I went for: Neck of femur frocture

Patient who saw Dr. Daniel Mandziak in Royal Adelaide Hospital

What I liked: "The positivity he practices with an outstanding explanation of all things discussed. Overall a genuine guy who is willing to make you feel comfortable in any sistuation."

I went for: Melanoma

Marie C. saw Dr. Janakan Ravindran in Royal Adelaide Hospital

What I liked: "Dr Clayer is a very skilled surgeon. He has been my surgeon for the last 10 years and if it wasn't for him I'm sure I wouldn't still be here! He is a very caring surgeon with a sense of humour! I will miss him when he retires!"

I went for: Chondrosarcoma

Patient who saw Dr. Mark Clayer in Royal Adelaide Hospital

What I liked: "After the operation she contacted my husband & GP to let them know all went well, Bill had been worried all day, it took 12hrs., & was very relieved to be phoned immediately after & told everything went well."

I went for: Brain tumour removed

Patient who saw Dr. Amal Abou-Hamden in Royal Adelaide Hospital

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An arthroscopy is a procedure that utilises small incisions to be able to access a joint and treat some underlying conditions. A camera and instruments are inserted into the joint to allow for visualisation and manipulation the internal structures.

Most joints can be accessed by an arthroscopy, and with high definition cameras and finer instruments, the breadth of conditions that are able to be treated continues to grow.

Arthroscopic surgery generally allows for less trauma, through smaller incisions, and a more rapid recovery.

I hope this helps answer your question.

Dr. Robert Fassina
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Dr. Robert Fassina

Orthopaedic Surgeon

An arthroscopy refers to key hole surgery of a joint. The knee and shoulder are the most common joints to have arthroscopic surgery but it can also be performed on the ankle, hip, wrist and elbow.

An arthroscopy will usually require two small cuts around the joint, one to allow passage of a small camera in to the joint and the other to allow surgical instruments to be passed to perform the surgery.

In the case of the knee, common arthroscopic procedures include repairing or removing a torn meniscus (cartilage), restoring damaged surface cartilage or reconstructing damaged ligaments. Most knee arthroscopies will be performed as a day stay procedure and because only very small cuts are made, the post-operative recovery will usually be quicker than a large, open procedure.

Dr. Justin Webb
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Dr. Justin Webb

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Your symptoms may certainly be related to the AVM. You will also need to see a neurosurgeon with Cerebrovascular expertise to discuss treatment options for your AVM.

Dr. Amal Abou-Hamden
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