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Reparación artroscópica del manguito de los rotadores - Medical Animation

 

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Reparación artroscópica del manguito de los rotadores - Medical Animation
MEDICAL ANIMATION TRANSCRIPT: Su médico puede recomendarle una reparación artroscópica del manguito rotador, si el manguito rotador está dañado. El manguito rotador está formado por cuatro músculos y tendones que sujetan la cabeza del hueso superior del brazo, el húmero, firmemente dentro de la articulación del hombro. Los músculos del manguito rotador tiran de las bandas de tejido resistente inelástico llamados tendones a fin de levantar y girar el brazo mientras se mantiene estable la articulación del hombro. Un desgarro del manguito rotador hace que el movimiento del brazo sea doloroso, limitado o imposible dependiendo de la gravedad del desgarro. En las lesiones más graves, el tendón se desgarra de su lugar fijo en la cabeza del húmero. Puesto que el suministro de sangre para los tendones es deficiente, un tendón del manguito rotador no será capaz de curarse a sí mismo después de un desgarro completo y usted necesitará cirugía. Su manguito rotador puede estar lesionado debido a caer, levantar, jalar o hacer movimientos repetitivos del brazo por encima de la cabeza, tales como lanzamientos, natación y pintura. Además, el uso y desgaste normal que acompaña al envejecimiento puede debilitar y romper los tendones. Su cirujano comenzará por hacer dos cortes pequeños en su piel para tener acceso al interior del hombro. Luego, su cirujano insertará un artroscopio. Este dispositivo contiene una linterna y una cámara e instrumentos quirúrgicos diminutos. El artroscopio proyectará imágenes a través de la pantalla de TV para guiar el trabajo de su cirujano. Su cirujano realizará unos pequeños cortes adicionales utilizando pequeñas herramientas para examinar la articulación de su hombro en busca de tejido enfermo y reparar el tendón desgarrado. Luego, su cirujano hará un par de orificios en su hueso en donde se colocarán unos implantes llamados suturas de anclaje. El cirujano hará suturas a través de los anclajes y los unirá al tendón reparado para volver a conectar el tendón al hueso. Los anclajes y las suturas se absorberán gradualmente en los tejidos de cicatrización. Al finalizar el procedimiento, su cirujano sacará los instrumentos artroscópicos y cerrará sus incisiones con puntos. Después del procedimiento, el hombro será colocado en un cabestrillo para que tenga apoyo y protección. Usted pasará algunas horas en la sala de recuperación y lo más probable es que se vaya a casa el mismo día.

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