- Arthroscopic Tibial Plateau Fracture Repair
- Arthroscopic Osteochondral Fracture Repair
- Arthroscopic Assisted Patella Fracture Repair
Knee[nee] – Anatomy. The joint of the leg that allows for movement between the femur (thighbone) and tibia (shinbone) and has a sesamoid bone called the patella (kneecap) that offers protection and increases the power of the muscles surrounding the knee.
Dr. Steven Chudik is renowned for his arthroscopic knee expertise and innovative procedures that reduce knee surgical trauma, speed recovery and yield excellent outcomes.
Dr. Steven Chudik is renowned for his arthroscopic shoulder expertise and innovative procedures that reduce shoulder surgical trauma, speed recovery and yield excellent outcomes.
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure performed through small incisions that involves looking inside a joint with a tiny camera to help diagnose and repair the injury with equally small instruments inserted through other small incisions.
Arthroscopy has been performed since the 1970s. From the Greek words “arthro” (joint) and “skopein” (to look), the word literally means to look in the joint. Dr. Chudik is pioneer in arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery. He developed several innovative arthroscopic orthopaedic procedures, instruments and implant solutions because he saw a need and invented a way to improve techniques that result in better outcomes for his patients.
Compared to an open surgical procedures, arthroscopy minimizes injury to the surrounding soft-tissues, and reduces postoperative pain, scar tissue and recovery time, allowing the quickest and most complete recovery of function, mobility, and performance.
Regardless if you have arthroscopic or open surgery, both have a risk for complications. Consequently, a decision to undergo surgery should never be taken lightly and trust in your surgeon’s expertise and dedication to helping you through the entire surgical experience is imperative.
The following are surgery procedures Dr. Chudik routinely performs, as well as the special arthroscopic surgical techniques he developed.
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