Arthroscopic Debridement of the Elbow
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Arthroscopic Debridement of the Elbow
During this outpatient procedure, the surgeon examines the inside of the elbow joint with a camera called an arthroscope. The surgeon identifies and corrects problems with the bones, ligaments and tendons of the elbow.
What is an arthroscopic debridement of the elbow?
This detailed video explains the entire process of an arthroscopic debridement of the elbow, including preparation, examination, joint repair, and the end of procedure. When the procedure is complete, the incisions are closed with sutures or surgical staples. The elbow is bandaged. The patient will be given pain relievers and should be able to leave the hospital the same day.