Hydrodilatation

What is Hydrodilatation?

Hydrodilatation or hydraulic arthrographic capsular distension or distension arthrography is a medical treatment for adhesive capsulitis of shoulder. The treatment is applied by a radiologist assisted by a radiographer. Contrast medium, a local anaesthetic and cortisone are injected into the joint. Then up to 40ml of sterile saline solution are injected, using X-ray as guidance, to stretch the joint capsule. Risk of complications is low. Whether the treatment is successful is known after a couple of weeks.

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I sure hope you can help. me..I am 50 year s ole and yesrerday i woke uo wyth my shoulder in horrible pain. the pain got worse as the day went...

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the above history suggest frozen shoulder
Management of this disorder focuses on restoring joint movement and reducing...

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