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Rotator Cuff Surgery (4 Clinics)

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Acibadem Maslak Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey
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Ethica Incirli Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey
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Florence Nightingale Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey
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Medical Park Bahcelievler Hospital
Istanbul, Turkey
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Gurbani Sandhu, United Kingdom
star star Aug 2021

I travelled all the way from US by myself to come here and get rhinoplasty done, my surgery was a week ago by Dr Hasan duygulu he is extremely professional and excellent at his job. My whole stay was made very easy and comforting by Kate, Sultan and Enes. I have been coordinating with Kate this whole time from the start till the end. She has been amazing throughout and ensuring. They all were there for me when i needed them and even after. It was a great decision for me and i m totally proud of myself that i was able to find the best and proceeded with it. I thank everyone part of luna clinic and the hospital for your kind and loving hospitality. I will recommend coming to Dr Hasan to everyone and anyone without any hesitation

Mariana Adam, United Kingdom
star star Aug 2021

I would highly recommend Flymedi and Abud

I would highly recommend Flymedi. My mom had a gastric balloon fitted at the Luna clinic and everything went smoothly. When I was looking for a clinic in Turkey I found Flymedi as medical tourism, I contacted them by email and they got back to me in a short time. I was assigned Abud as health coordinator and I don’t have enough words to thank him. He’s professional but on top of that he loves what he’s doing and he does really care. As I said before I don’t have enough words to thank Abud and Flymedi and I’m so happy I made the right decision by choosing them. If you want to have the bed experience choose Flymedi and you won’t regret it.

Maryam Zyad, Switzerland
star star Aug 2021

Rhinoplasty 12 days ago- Luna Clinic- Dr. Hasan Duygulu

I had my rhinoplasty done exactly 12 days ago with doctor Hasan Duygulu. Before flying to Istanbul, I was very scared of doing this somewhere far from home but , from the first day of our arrival I knew I chose the right clinic; we met Sultan at the gate of the hospital, she was extremely nice and accommodating and organised, she comforted and still comforting me with answering every question and concerns possible and was with me through the whole before, during and after process which I am still experiencing btw. At the day of the surgery we met doctor Hasan, he is very nice and professional, I told him what I wanted and he took pictures of my face and showed me what my nose could approximately look like after the surgery and addressed my concerns and questions which were a lot btw :) he came to visit me right after I woke up and the next morning as well. The hospital was very luxurious and the nurses were very nice and all our needs were met perfectly, everything was super organised and easy. Today I removed my cast and I am very happy with the results as early as it is with the swelling I am very satisfied and I cant wait to see the final results which seem to be very close to the pictures he showed me. Thank you Luna clinic and especially Sultan for making this life changing decisions the best decision I made. The whole experience was easy, trusted and comfortable thanks to you

Anne Leonard, Ireland
star star Aug 2021

I would definitely recommend booking through Flymedi.

If you are thinking about surgery in Turkey, I would definitely recommend booking through Flymedi. Abud was my contact and is there for you 24/7. He was quick to respond and did his very best to answer every question and keep me calm in what can be, a new and scary experience. I would highly recommend and you can be sure you are lucky if he is your contact. The hospital was very clean and staff were very professional and kind. The doctor did an amazing job and I am thrilled!!

Гундилова Валерия, Russian Federation
star star Aug 2021

Totally recommend

The whole process went really smooth from the beginning, it was really easy to communicate with them. I had my mommy makeover done in June, 2021 and the only thing I regretted is putting off my surgery for some years because I did not want to travel abroad, but in the end it was all worth it. The prices are much lower and I was happy with my surgeon (Prof. Omer), he is such a friendly person and an amazing surgeon as well. I love my results and I've never felt so confident in my body, even before the pregnancy. I can recommend Flymedi and my surgeon in particular.

Recommended For Rotator Cuff Surgery

Majority of the candidates are athletes performing sports, for instance, volleyball, baseball, polo, rugby, and others. This is due to the accentuation put on by utilizing arms, and consequently, make available conditions for shoulder tendonitis along with rotator cuff tear.

In shoulder tendonitis, tendons of shoulder crash into each other and cause microdamage that may give rise to rotator cuff tear with time.

Not Recommended For Rotator Cuff Surgery

Since the possibility of healing without any severe medical procedure like a shoulder surgery is high, numerous patients are discouraged from the rotator cuff surgery. In any case, the decision is on the approval of the patient’s doctor. The rotator cuff tear procedure will be a highly possible remedy if the exercises do not work out for the injury and shoulder pain.

Number Of Trips Abroad

1 trip

Discharge From Hospital

Patient may spend one night in hospital

Duration Of Operation

1 to 3 hours

Overview

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons which responsible for the accurate movement of the shoulder by stabilizing it. Injury of the rotator cuff is some of the most known ones and is mostly experienced by sportsmen and individuals working physically. On the other hand, individuals who work behind the work area or do not exercise may likewise experience the rotator cuff tear, which is difficult to cure and may necessities a rotator surgery.

The decision for rotator cuff surgery is only given if exercises do not seem effective or when the rotator cuff is completely ripped up and became impossible to regrow without anything.

Preparation

A couple of preparations are needed for the rotator cuff surgery. Your medical team should be informed about your medical histories, such as your conditions and medications because some of them, such as aspirin, may influence the outcome of your shoulder surgery. Quitting smoking and drinking before is also recommended. Besides, you will be requested to fast for a few hours before your surgery.

How It Is Performed

Rotator cuff surgery has three different methods based on the extent of the injury and the experience of the specialist directing it – some incline toward open shoulder procedure, whereas others put accentuation on shoulder arthroscopy.
• Open Shoulder Surgery – specialists get to the activity site through a big cut in one's shoulder.Unaffected muscles are passed by, and specialists continueto reattach torn rotator cuff tendons.
• Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery – specialists make a couple of little cuts, through which an arthroscope supplied with a camera along with medicinal apparatuses are entered. Shorter recovery period and lesser amounts of pain are assured by arthroscopic rotator cuff fix.
• Mini-open Repair – merging of benefits of both open and arthroscopy methods. Initially, arthroscopy is done to extract or fix issues, and afterward, an average-sized cut is made so as to complete the shoulder treatment.

Recovery

The recovery phase of rotator cuff surgery is not a complex one. At first, you will be requested to use a sling for around 4-6 weeks. Then, you should do rotator cuff fix exercises as a physical therapy suggested by your medical team. It is usual for you to feel shoulder pain after your surgery. However, it ought to be controllable with the medicines given by your specialist.

Risks

As rotator cuff injury treatment with a shoulder operation is relatively basic, it may result in a few complications, involving bleeding and nerve damage. Moreover, infection is a risk that may be minimalized via arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.

Success Rates

No consensus found among specialists on the success rate of rotator cut surgeries. Some assert that torn rotator cuff operation is effective in as much as 90%, while others appraise that success rate is just 50%.

Faq

Rotator Cuff – What Is It?  A rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons connected to one's shoulder and allowing for its accuratemovement. 

Rotator Cuff Surgery – Is It Necessary? 
No, in many cases rotator cuff pain or even rotator cuff tear may turn out to bebetter with time, without medical intervention. Just completelytorn rotator cuff or atypical shoulder tendonitis may necessitatea shoulder surgery. 

Shoulder Surgery – Which Type Is the Best? 
It is hard to tell. In some cases, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair is better, while for others rotator cuff injury should be dealt withopen shoulder surgery. 

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.