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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 4

Shoulder hydroplasty in periarthritis shoulder: An outpatient procedure

Author(s): Dr. Atul Agrawal and Dr. Ruchit Khera
Abstract: Introduction: Frozen shoulder is a distressing and disabling condition that progressively limits shoulder function leading to significant morbidity and loss of daily wages.
Material and Methods: Study included 30 patients as per inclusion and exclusion criteria, after taking written informed consent. Patients were subjected to hydrodilation of shoulder capsule using bupivacaine (0.5%) and normal saline followed by manipulation as an outpatient procedure and home based physiotherapy plans. Ranges of motion were recorded at four instances; before procedure, after procedure, at 2 weeks and 4 weeks post procedure.
Results: Total of thirty patients were enrolled in the study, of which 6 were lost to follow-up. All twenty four patients had significant improvement in range of motion immediately post procedure and at 4 weeks. Verbal Satisfaction questionnaire was taken from patients at 4 weeks for overall satisfaction reports extremely satisfied results in 17 patients, average satisfaction in 3 patients and poor in four.
Conclusion: Distension hydroplasty is an effective and economical outpatient procedure for management of frozen shoulder.
Pages: 390-393  |  715 Views  19 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Atul Agrawal, Dr. Ruchit Khera. Shoulder hydroplasty in periarthritis shoulder: An outpatient procedure. Int J Orthop Sci 2017;3(4):390-393. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i4f.52
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences