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... I have severe degenerative changes on both joints and conservative treatments have failed. I am scheduled for arthroplasty in late September. Given that my bite is reduced to less than 15 mm, I am actually relieved to have this scheduled. ... (0 replies)
... Peggy and the rest of you Shirlette, going through so many surgeries and such, its downright scary to read all the failed surgeries and nightmares in between I must say. God bless you all . (7 replies)
... a very successful bilateral joint replacement surgery done in September of 2009. As part of my treatment I underwent 2 arthroplasties on each side as well as two arthroscopic procedures on each side. I do believe that this qualifies me to address your issues with side effects from your recent surgery. ... (7 replies)

... A TMJ Arthroscopy is where they make a few punctures in the skin and insert small arthroscopic tools into them. ... (20 replies)
... I just spoke with my doctor's office again. I was wrong on the name of the procedure. The doctor's nurse said it is an arthroscopic arthroplasty. She said it would be done with the smallest incision possible. ... (20 replies)
Arthroplasty ?
Oct 3, 2005
... I have had 2 arthroscopic surgeries in the past 6 months to put my disc back into place. ... (2 replies)
... My first question is in regard to the topic of overall arthroscopic success rates. ... (22 replies)
... Hettie, If you don't mind me asking, was your surgeon in Maryland Dr. Warburton? Just curious. Thanks (11 replies)
... As for myself, I had multiple arthroscopic procedures to clean up some "debris" within the joint which was successful for some period of time. ... (11 replies)
... I cannot believe your doctor tried to do arthroscopic surgery in his office. Does he have an elaborate surgical suite in his office area? ... (26 replies)
... Thanks for your in depth reply, I am so sorry to hear that you have had long term problems with your jaw, sounds dreadful. Unfortunately I come to this forum with other problems too, not just jaw problems. I currently run a forum that deals with long-term side effects from a prescription drug called Accutane/Roaccutane which is prescribed for acne. I have had long term side... (9 replies)
... In 1997, I had another Arthroplasty to remove the replacements and nothing put in. They believed this was the best option at that time. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Cymy Sue, I really appreciate your help! I just saw my surgeon yesterday to tell him that this last surgery failed and discussed disectomy. He told me that when he took out the knee cartledge graft that he placed in my left joint a year ago that my disc came out with it. If that is the case I never knew it, because there was no pain. He (6 replies)
... The second time, they told me right before the surgery, they had decided to do an arthroplasty instead. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Al, My surgeon Jack A. Buhrow DDS, MA is a very concervative surgeon. I had arthrocentesis, and arthroscopic surgery which helped helped with locking and pain level. But I still had bad pain on left joint and ended up having arthroplasty. He was going to reattach disc right and left, but was unable to attach left joint due to a large hole (23 replies)
... All of my surgeries have been open arthroplasty. They cut in front of my ear,from the bottom,to about two inches into the scalp. Arthroscopic surgery was never mentioned and I don't know why. In fact I don't know why the first surgery was even suggested. I have went downhill every since. ... (16 replies)

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