Percutaneous Bone Spur Extraction and Percutaneous Intratendinous Calcification Removal
What are Percutaneous Bone Spur Extraction and Percutaneous Intratendinous Calcification Removal?
A percutaneous procedure is a medical procedure or method where access to where inner organs or other tissue is accessed via a needle-puncture of the skin rather than using an “open” approach where inner organs or tissue are exposed. In percutaneous bone spur extraction and percutaneous intratendinous calcification removal bone spurs and calcified tendons are treated without a traditional open incision.
Instead, using different tools and techniques, our doctors are able to visualize and repair the affected area using one or more small incisions. This approach has many benefits, including reduced risk of injury to surrounding healthy soft tissues, quicker recovery, and minimal scarring.
Your doctor will perform the percutaneous procedure by inserting instruments or fracture fixation devices directly through the skin while monitoring the placement of these devices using x-rays or fluoroscopy.
Percutaneous procedures are an excellent choice for athletes or anyone that would like to restore their mobility and get relief from bone spurs and intratendinous calcification.
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