Arthroscopic Knee Debridement
in Iran

Arthroscopic knee debridement is performed in Iran at the best health care institutions with reasonable prices for everyone.

Athletes and football players are always on the move. Jumping, running, and falling on their knees. They are damaging their knees without even knowing. The pain is unbearable. The knee is screaming: I need surgery now!

AriaMedTour answers the call. We offer you the surgical solution along with other various services.

Why Iran?

Historically speaking, Iran is known to be superior in the medical field. Until now, Iran is still prominent in the medical field. It has many hospitals and medical clinics provided with medical equipment similar to that found in the international medical institutions. In addition to that, orthopedic surgeons are highly qualified and trained by the most famous and professional surgeons in the world.

Why AriaMedTour?

AriaMedTour is one of the best medical tourism facilitators. We work with a number of professional doctors. We make all the necessary arrangements for the patients and help international patients with their journey to Iran providing them the visa, making reservations for their flight, welcoming them at the airport, taking them to the hotel to rest, and later on, accompanying them to the doctor’s clinic and hospital for surgery. Our services extend after the patients return home by providing them with follow-up services and connecting them with their surgeons in Iran.

All these services are with reasonable costs to everyone. For more information about us and our services, you can visit contact us and talk to our medical specialist to have a free online consultation.

The cost of arthroscopic knee debridement in Iran

Iranian surgeons are interested in quality rather than price. Therefore, the surgeries in Iran are of high quality and reasonable prices. The cost of arthroscopic knee debridement in Iran is about $3,000, while the arthroscopic knee debridement cost in the United States of America is around $6,400, and the arthroscopy knee debridement cost in India is about $4,400.

Arthroscopic Knee Debridement in Iran: All You Need To Know

Over the past few years, knee injuries have become one of the common incidents. Athletes and people who exercise are mostly the damaged ones. Knee injuries are mostly because of the movement that requires a major focus on the knee join. Treating this condition can be done by undergoing knee arthroscopy debridement surgery.

What is arthroscopic knee debridement?

Arthroscopic debridement of the knee is an orthopedic surgical procedure to treat the problems and diseases of the knee joint.

What are the conditions treated by arthroscopic knee debridement treats?

There are a lot of knee problems and injuries treated by arthroscopic knee debridement surgery. The following conditions are the most common cases to be treated by arthroscopic knee debridement:

  1. A lacerated meniscus
  2. A swollen synovium
  3. Knee osteoarthritis
  4. A lacerated anterior cruciate ligament
  5. Torn meniscus
  6. Popliteal cyst
  7. The extraction of bone or cartilage fragments
  8. Regular knee pain
  9. Knee joint relaxation
  10. Meniscus erosion.

Who are the candidates of arthroscopic knee debridement?

People who suffer from knee pain and people whose knee function is limited are the most suitable candidates for arthroscopic knee debridement. Of course, you should consult with an orthopedic surgeon to be assessed for candidacy to the surgery.

How to prepare for the arthroscopic knee debridement?

There are several procedures to be before the surgery:

  1. Inform the doctor if you are on some kind of medication.
  2. Inform the doctor if you are taking any blood thinners.
  3. There are some tests to be done in the hospital like blood and allergy tests.
  4. Physical knee exams and MRI images are also made.
  5. Quit smoking and alcohol before the surgery.
  6. Do not eat or drink starting from the night before the surgery.

How arthroscopic knee debridement is performed?

The surgeon begins by anesthetizing the patient with one of the following options:

  1. Regional anesthesia,
  2. Local anesthesia, or
  3. General anesthesia.

The surgeon makes small incisions to insert the arthroscope and the utilized surgical equipment. The surgeon then examines the knee through the arthroscope to see if there are any hidden injuries.

After diagnosing the condition through the scope, the surgeon begins the surgical procedure, during which the surgeon removes the damaged part of the cartilage and sutures it.

A sterilized liquid is used to fill the joint to ease the surgery and enhance the vision during the diagnosis.

Arthroscopic knee debridement recovery time – What to expect?

Arthroscopic knee debridement is quite simple. It requires a short period of time and small incisions compared to other traditional surgeries.

This means that you can go home after the operation. However, there are several instructions that you need to follow for a rapid healing:

  • Keep the wound clean, sanitized, and dry.
  • You can ask the doctor about when you are able to shower, when to change the bandage, and how to do it.
  • Apply no pressure or extra weight on your knee.
  • Use mobility aids.
  • Lift the knee to a higher level than the heart.
  • Do simple knee exercises.

The doctor prescribes painkillers to reduce the pain during the recovery after arthroscopic knee debridement.

Patients need physical therapy after arthroscopic knee debridement to help the knee retain its function.

Arthroscopic knee debridement complications

Surgeries are always accompanied by some complications, such as:

  • Severe bleeding during the surgery
  • Infections
  • Respiratory issues due to anesthesia
  • Allergic reactions to anesthesia or some types of medications
  • Scars
  • Nerve damage
  • Muscle and ligament damage
  • Fat embolism

However, the occurrence of such complications can be reduced by choosing a professional and experienced surgeon.

When to see a doctor after arthroscopic knee debridement?

If you feel one of the following symptoms, you must immediately go to the doctor.

  1. Swelling, pain, and consistent acro-anesthesia.
  2. High fever and nausea.
  3. Unpleasant secretions.

How to undergo arthroscopic knee debridement in Iran

If you are considering having an arthroscopic knee debridement in Iran, AriaMedTour can help you with what you need. AriaMedTour works with an elite group of surgeons and doctors. We can recommend one to you and make you an appointment according to your schedule. Medical services come with a pack of other services like making reservations for you flight and hotel. We also take care of your transfer from the hotel to the hospital and clinic and vice versa. There is also our online follow-up service that creates a communication link between the patient and the doctor.

With AriaMedTour, you get a hassle-free arthroscopic knee debridement in Iran and everything becomes easy.

Frequently Asked Questions About Arthroscopic Knee Debridement

Orthopedic surgeons are the ones who perform knee debridement surgeries.

The success rate of arthroscopic knee debridement surgeries is 90%. However, this rate decreases by delaying the surgery because the meniscus cartilage becomes smaller.

Arthroscopic knee debridement is much simpler than the traditional ones, like knee replacement surgery, and less invasive than they are.

Arthroscopic knee debridement requires small incisions and takes a shorter recovery time. Besides, a normal knee is much better than a fake one.

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