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 femoral neck fracture, repair of 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
Ankle: repair of ankle fracture
Knee: knee arthroscopy (meniscectomy, chondroplasty, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction) and knee replacement
Hip: repair of femoral neck fracture and trochanteric fracture, hip replacement
Wrist: carpal tunnel release, wrist bone (distal radius) fracture repair
Shoulder: Shoulder arthroscopy (decompression, distal clavicle excision, rotator cuff tendon repair)
Spine: laminectomy, lumbar spinal fusion, low back intervertebral disc surgery
Bones: forearm (radius) bone fracture repair, thigh bone (femoral shaft) fracture repair
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