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Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair is done to reconstruct the ACL in the knee after it is torn. Often, a graft made of tendon is used to reconstruct the torn ligamen...

The vertebrae are a series of bones that make up the spine. When one fractures , it can put pressure on surrounding nerves. This can cause intense pain and disability. Th...

3 Joint Injection procedure

Joint injections are medicines injected into a joint. They are given to reduce pain and swelling in a joint. The medicine is often a combination of corticosteroids and lo...

5 Total Hip Replacement animation - 3d

The spine is made up of bones called vertebrae. Each vertebra has two pairs of facet joints. One pair points up and connects with the vertebrae above. The second pair poi...

Shoulder replacement surgery replaces a worn, painful shoulder joint with a new, functional joint made from metal and plastic....

Arthrodesis fuses the two bones that form a joint. There is no longer movement in the joint after the procedure. One or more related joints may be done at the same time. ...

Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty is done to open a constricted heart valve with a balloon. Mitral Valve StenosisCopyright © Nucleus Medical Media, Inc....

10 Spinal Fusion procedure

A spinal fusion is a surgery to weld together two or more vertebrae. Vertebrae are the bones that make up the spine. There are several different types of spinal fusions ...

Arthrodesis fuses the two bones that form a joint. There is no longer movement in the joint after the procedure. One or more related joints may be done at the same time. ...

12 Knee Replacement procedure

Knee replacement, also called arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace a knee damaged by disease or injury. Recovery may take several weeks to months depending o...

13 Hip Replacement procedure

A total hip replacement is a surgery to replace a diseased or injured hip joint. An artificial ball-and-socket joint is inserted to make a new hip. It can be done by full...

14 Arthrocentesis procedure

This is a procedure to take joint fluid out of a joint using a sterile needle. This can be done in most of the joints in the body, but it is usually done on larger ones, ...