What are the most common orthopedic surgeries?
The most frequently performed orthopedic surgeries at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital are as follows: arthroscopy of the knee and meniscectomy, arthroscopy of the shoulder and decompression, carpal tunnel release, chondroplasty, removal of support implant, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, knee replacement, repair of the femoral neck fracture, repair of the trochanteric fracture and total joint hip replacement.
Orthopedic surgery is performed on the musculoskeletal system in case of injuries, trauma, or various conditions. The musculoskeletal system includes bones, joints, and adjacent soft tissues:
These interventions can be performed either:
The most common orthopedic surgical procedures
The most common orthopedic surgical procedures grouped by areas of the body
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