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Latest Minimally Invasive Surgery

What is Minimal Invasive Surgery?

Minimal invasive surgery also known as keyhole surgery is initiated with the use of small incisions i.e. cuts and fewer stitches. Usually, in traditional surgery, there is a need of making large incisions and cuts to the soft tissues close to injury, whereas minimal invasive surgery involves reducing not only the incisions but also the trauma adjoining soft tissues. It even accomplishes the same result as traditional surgery.

In orthopaedic surgery, it implies a world of difference as usually, the area involves exposing the complete area of joints, open incisions, and the use of targeted incisions for addressing the problem area.

So, it benefits in reducing the pain, effortless completion of the surgery, and shorter time for recovery.

What are the orthopaedic surgery options of the latest minimally invasive surgery?

There are varied types of minimally invasive surgery in orthopaedic surgery. Here are they:

Knee arthroscopy

This minimally invasive surgery includes performing small incisions in the knee. The use of a camera, installed on a tube known as an arthroscope, benefits in visualising the joint interior. There are tools for small surgeries inserted through other incisions. There are multiple uses of knee arthroscopy that are:

  • Inflamed synovium removal
  • Meniscal tear restoration or trimming
  • Removal of loose body
  • Reformation of an ACL tear

If you have been recommended minimal invasive knee replacement in India, then your one-stop solution is Rukmani Birla Hospital, Jaipur.

Hip arthroscopy

It is a minimally invasive surgery that involves the insertion of an arthroscope into the hip with a small incision.

Hip arthroscopy is useful in relieving the symptoms of pain due to various issues such as articular cartilage, labrum impact, and other soft tissues adjoining the hip joint. Hip arthroscopy helps in treating various problems like:

  • Injuries in the hip
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Synovitis
  • Infection in the hip joint
  • Loose bodies in the joint

Shoulder arthroscopy

Shoulder arthroscopy is also another type of advanced minimally invasive surgery that involves the use of an arthroscope tool. With this surgery, individuals suffering from any shoulder pain or injury can feel relieved. It also benefits from repairing the harm to the articular cartilage, labrum impact, and other soft tissues adjoining the shoulder joint.

Here is what this surgery helps with:

  • Repairing rotator cuff
  • Removal of a bone spur
  • Restoring shoulder instability
  • Removal or reformation of labral
  • Inflamed tissue removal

Wrist arthroscopy

This minimally invasive surgery type is not common like any other surgery, however, it is known as a practicable option to traditional surgery for injuries and painful conditions in the wrist. The use of this surgery primarily involves the procedure of carpal tunnel release and is used for:

  • Repairing fracture
  • Repairing ligament and TFCC
  • Treating and diagnosing the painful wrist.

Minimally invasive spine surgery

Spine surgery is a minimally invasive surgery that has always been performed in a traditional method i.e. open surgery. Although, with technological advancement, conditions for the back and neck are treatable with the techniques of minimally invasive surgery. In this surgery, a tool named fluoroscopy is used. It is a form of X-ray that helps in having a view of the area and instructing the doctor to move forward with the treatment.

Here is the use of this minimally invasive surgery used to spine related conditions:

  • Treating herniated disc
  • Spinal fusion
  • Decompression in the spine
  • Treating spinal stenosis

Minimal invasive joint replacement

There are numerous types of joint replacement that can be performed with minimally invasive surgery. It involves the hip, shoulder, knee, etc. In this surgery, the worn or injured joint surfaces are replaced with artificial joint constituents.

The surgery is not recommended in every case although it follows the process of small incisions so it is worth discussing with your orthopaedic doctor in case you are experiencing painful joints for a long or the joint is damaged.

How do you know if you are the right candidate for minimally invasive surgery?

The usual and preferred methods for a lot of people to date are non-operative and traditional surgery. If you are considering minimally invasive surgery for your orthopaedic condition, then first ensure to get in touch with your doctor. It is imperative to diagnose and identify the condition before moving on with the process.

The orthopedic surgeons in RBH hold years of experience and are skilled when it comes to treatment options. They would be able to help you out with comprehending your needs and recommending the right treatment.

You are required to book your appointment with us to understand if you are the right candidate for the minimally invasive surgery.

What are the benefits of minimally invasive surgery?

Minimal-invasive surgery not only advances the way surgeries are performed but also transforms the medical industry to a great extent with its amazing technological advancement. Several benefits it offers and here are some of them:

  • Few scars are one of the benefits of minimally invasive surgery. The scars are very minimal with this advanced surgery type.
  • Faster recovery time and less pain are among the other primary benefits of the surgery.
  • The risk of infection is very low with minimally invasive surgery.
  • You don’t have to stay at the hospital for long.
  • The loss of blood is also minimal with this surgery.

Are there any risks with minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery?

In orthopaedic advanced minimally invasive surgery, the doctor involves the use of incisions that are smaller on the affected area, hence the risk compared to the traditional surgery is low. Although, like any other surgery patients might experience problems with anaesthesia such as bleeding, or infection.

It is recommended to get in touch with the experts like Rukmani Birla Hospital. The hospital has been doing the latest minimally invasive surgery for decades. It has also got the hold on advanced and latest technological equipment. You must consult RBH if your doctor has recommended the surgery.

Why choose Rukmani Birla Hospital for orthopaedic minimal invasive surgery?

Rukmani Birla Hospital Jaipur dedicates itself to meeting the utmost criteria of care for its patients. Our team of highly qualified and experienced orthopaedic doctors ensures the prevention of complications by encouraging the patients to follow instructions that are pre and post-operative.

We are committed to offering you the most exceptional services during your journey with us for treatment. We also ensure that your care at all times is patient-focused and physician-directed.

Here is why you must choose us for your requirements of orthopaedic minimal invasive surgery:

  • Integration of the latest and most advanced technological equipment.
  • Team of highly skilled and experienced doctors.
  • Best patient care is ensured.
  • 24*7 emergency and support available.
  • The affordable and transparent pricing structure.


When is the right time to consider orthopaedic minimal invasive surgery?

There is no right answer to this as your orthopaedic doctor will identify and recommend when the surgery is the only step for you. Although, the main considerations can be unbearable pain in a particular area, instability, reduced mobility, or injury that is affecting your life.

What can I expect after the surgery?

After orthopedic minimal invasive surgery, you can anticipate some pain and swelling in the area mainly when it is a joint replacement surgery. However, you don’t have to get apprehensive about it as your doctor will ensure managing the pain and will take care of healing as well proficiently.

Would I be able to do everything like before?

Well, there can be some restrictions, particularly in the case of joint replacement, so ensure an understanding of those restrictions. However, you are discharged usually the same day or the day after surgery.

How long do artificial joints last after the surgery?

Since medical technology is in advancing mode at a rapid rate, hence the use of prosthetic material used for hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow joints benefits in enhancing the life expectancy of artificial joints. So, if we talk about numbers, then one can comfortably spend almost 15-20 years.

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