What is Arthrodesis?

Arthrodesis is a bone or joint fusion surgery performed to treat the arthritis pain in several body parts such as spine, ankle, finger, thumb, and wrists etcetera. In Arthrodesi...

How does it help?

Arthrodesis comes to practice when conservative treatments to treat osteoarthritis fail. It treats joint pain efficiently and eliminates complication of a surgery. 

How is it done?

What are the benefit and risks of this procedure?

Arthrodesis is a revolutionary technique to treat joint pain. However, it does come with certain risks and complications. 

The advantages of this treatment are:

  • It relieves severe joint pain.
  • It helps in achieving stability in the joint.
  • It improves alignment.
  • Patients can bear weight on the fused joint without any difficulties.

The risks associated with this treatment are:

  • Infection.
  • Bleeding and blood clots.
  • Nerve Injury.
  • Pain at the site of bone grafting and bone fusion.

The limitations of this procedure are:

  • Stiffness.
  • Failure of fusion.
  • Breakage of the implant.

How does Medanta provide care?

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