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Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Abroad

Shoulder arthroscopy abroad; Private Shoulder Surgery in Poland; Rotator cuff repair abroad.

If you just had a fresh shoulder injury, or would like to undergo a shoulder surgery privately after some time from your accident, you are in the perfect place. In our private, modern hospital, we perform advanced and low-invasive shoulder shoulgeries up to 70% cheaper than in the UK or USA. Our surgeon is the orthopaedical doctor of the national Polish handball team, so he deals with athletes every day. If you have any questions regarding the shoudler surgery abroad, do not hesitate to contact us or scroll down.

Quick facts

Benefits full recovery, returning to sports and activity, detailed diagnosis
Anesthesia general
Stay in Poland – Basic Package 4 days
Stay in Poland – Comfort Package 7 days
Stay in Poland – Full Rehabilitation Package 14 days
Follow up next day, 3 days, 10 days stitches removal, 6 weeks after surgery, then if needed
Back to work time (office) 6 weeks
Full recovery time 8-12 weeks with rehabilitation
Driving 6-8 weeks, depending side
Approximate Package cost please see in fees section

a) Expected results, benefits after the shoulder surgery abroad

Shoulder arthroscopy abroad is safer and less complicated procedure than open surgery. Owing to the surgery and a proper physiotherapy, you can come back to your activities, such as sports – without pain. Our surgeons perform also rotaror cuff repair abroad.

b) About the shoulder surgery abroad procedure

Shoulder arthroscopy in Poland is a procedure, where the doctor uses a tiny camera to view inside your joint, diagnose or treat it. Live preview is available on the screen. It is performed through small incisions on your skin, what results in the good visual effect. Also, the recovery is much quicker and easier comparing to the open surgery. You may need an arthroscopic surgery treatment after an injury (damage to ligaments, tendons, rotator cuff injury) or arthritis. The procedure can be provided adhibiting general or partial anaesthetization, both ways you will not feel any pain.

c) Run of the arthroscopic surgery abroad:

Usually, this procedure takes less than an hour, but it depends on the complexity of your injury’s range. When the anaesthesia starts working, the surgeon will make small cuts in your skin and insert the arthroscope. After the procedure, the incisions are stitched.

d) Potential side effects of undergoind a shoulder arthroscopy abroad:

What are the side effects of shoulder arthroscopy?

Commonly there are no side effects after a shoulder arthroscopy, but in rare cases, Patient may experience shoulder stiffness, weakness of the shoulder, a blood vessel or nerve damage, slow healing. Also, general anaesthesia may cause some risks as allergic reactions, breathing problems, blood clots.

e) Full Recovery Time after the shoulder surgery abroad:

How long does it take to recover from shoulder arthroscopy in Poland?

Recovery can take from 1 to 6 months, depending on how complex the procedure was. You will need to wear a sling for at least one week. Probably you will need physical therapy to regain your motion and strength and to return to sports.

2. Patient’s preparation to the shoulder arthroscopy abroad

How shall I prepare myself to shoulder arthroscopy?

The surgeon will explain to you how to behave before, during and after shoulder arthroscopy, probably he will ask you to stop smoking – it increases a risk of getting a wound infection, and also may slow down your recovery or even cause other complications. You may be asked to wear compression stocking – they prevent blood clots in your legs. You may receive an anticlotting injection instead. If you receive a general anaesthesia, you will be asked not to eat or drink anything for about six hours, before your surgery. You may also be asked to stop taking medicines that rarefy your blood (like aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen) for two weeks before surgery, and to stop drinking alcohol. If you have any illness like cold or fever, it may also have an influence the possibility of undergoing surgery.

3. Diagnostics before the shoulder arthroscopy abroad

Before making a decision towards the shoulder arthroscopy, your doctor will probably examine if you had any recent injuries, where you feel pain and if you have any other symptoms if your joint is dislocated or sometimes will make you some extra tests like X-Ray or MRI scan.

4. Qualification for the shoulder surgery abroad procedure

The doctor may suggest a shoulder arthroscopy when another treatment manners such as resting, physiotherapy, injections and medicines do not result in the relief. Inflammation in the shoulder joint can breed to swelling, pain and stiffness. Arthroscopy brings a solution to the following problems:

  • Torn or damaged cartilage ring (labrum) or ligaments,
  • Shoulder instability,
  • Torn or damaged biceps tendon,
  • Torn rotator cuff
  • Bone spur or inflammation around the rotator cuff,
  • The joint inflammation caused by illness, such as rheumatoid arthritis,
  • The clavicle arthritis,
  • Loose of tissue inside the joint,
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome.

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Where will I undergo my arthroscopic shoulder surgery abroad?

GeoMedical Private Hospital

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The operating theatres are one of the newest in the region. The walls dividing the space in the operating theatre are manufactured out of modular technology and with highly antiseptic materials, allowing to minimize the risk of infections.
The care of Patients health, dignity, comfort as well as the holistic approach – these are the four main rules that guide us in the hospital. Patient in the GeoMedical hospital receives the highest quality medical care, personalized and comprehensive approach.
Our surgeons were trained in international institutions and medical centres, they take part in congresses and training to continuously improve their qualifications.

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Who will be performing the private shoulder surgery in Poland?

Experienced surgeon performing ACL surgery in Poland

MD PhD Mateusz Hanslik

 

Mateusz Hanslik has completed two six-year full-time programs: medicine and … philosophy.
In the past, he was a physician of the national team of handball players, with whom he achieved a historic success for Poland in this sport – 4th place during the World Championships. He was also a doctor of the Polish Men’s National Team in ice hockey, and now he looks after the staff as a consultant.
Mateusz Hanslik got his broad knowgledge and experience, among others thanks to numerous internships: Observership – foot surgery – Kantonkrankenhaus Winterthur, Switzerland; Efort Trafelling Fellowship – Bergen Haukeland Hospital, Norway; Clinical Fellowship -Orthopedic Department, Clinic Leopold, Bruxelles, Belgium; Effort trafelling fellowship – Marseilles, Nice; France. Synthes Observership Program – Department of Trauma and Sports Medicine, Innsbruck, Austria; Clinical Fellowship – Clinic for Kinder and Jugendchirurgie, Graz, Austria, Clinical Fellowship – Department of Hand Surgery, Szczecin, Poland; HOPE Exchange Program, Barcelona, Spain; Asklepios Harzklinik Herbert-Nieper Krankenhaus Goslar, Germany.