Surgical procedures for JIASSurgical procedures for JIASurgical procedures for JIAEnglishRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemNon-drug treatment;ProceduresAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDKristi Whitney, BSc PT, MScChristine O’Brien, OT Reg (Ont), MScAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000059.0000000000000381.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>This page describes the various types of surgical procedures that might be used in the treatment of arthritis or arthritis-related conditions. These include joint injections, joint replacement surgery, jaw surgery, cataract surgery, or glaucoma surgery.</p><p>In some cases, your child may need surgery for their arthritis or arthritis-related condition. These surgeries include joint injections, joint replacement surgery, jaw surgery, cataract surgery, or glaucoma surgery.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>As part of treatment for arthritis or an arthritis-related condition, your child may require joint injections, joint replacement surgery, jaw surgery, or eye surgery.</li></ul>
Les chirurgies pour l'AIJLLes chirurgies pour l'AIJSurgical procedures for JIAFrenchRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemNon-drug treatment;ProceduresAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNP Lori Tucker, MD Kristi Whitney, BSc PT, MSc Christine O’Brien, OT Reg (Ont), MSc Adam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPC Lynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000059.00000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Cette page décrit les différents types de chirurgies qui peuvent être utilisées dans le traitement de l’arthrite ou d’autres maladies liées à l’arthrite.</p><p>Dans certains cas, votre enfant devra subir l’une des opérations suivantes pour l’arthrite ou ses complications : injections articulaires, arthroplastie, opération orthognathique, opération de la cataracte, opération du glaucome.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Dans le cadre de son traitement de l’arthrite ou de ses complications, votre enfant peut avoir besoin d’injections articulaires, d’arthroplastie, d’une opération orthognathique ou d’une opération oculaire.</li></ul>

 

 

Surgical procedures for JIA1086.00000000000Surgical procedures for JIASurgical procedures for JIASEnglishRheumatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemNon-drug treatment;ProceduresAdult (19+)NA2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDKristi Whitney, BSc PT, MScChristine O’Brien, OT Reg (Ont), MScAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000059.0000000000000381.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>This page describes the various types of surgical procedures that might be used in the treatment of arthritis or arthritis-related conditions. These include joint injections, joint replacement surgery, jaw surgery, cataract surgery, or glaucoma surgery.</p><p>In some cases, your child may need surgery for their arthritis or arthritis-related condition. These surgeries include joint injections, joint replacement surgery, jaw surgery, cataract surgery, or glaucoma surgery.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>As part of treatment for arthritis or an arthritis-related condition, your child may require joint injections, joint replacement surgery, jaw surgery, or eye surgery.</li></ul><h2>Joint injections</h2><p>Joint injections are injections of corticosteroids (medication) directly into an inflamed joint. This can quickly control inflammation within a joint when other medicines have not worked.</p><h2>Joint replacement surgery</h2><p>Joint replacement surgery is not commonly done in young people with JIA. With this type of surgery, the entire joint is replaced with an artificial joint. In young people, this is only done when the joint is severely damaged. Generally, the surgery is not done until a child has stopped growing.</p><p>Severe pain in a damaged joint is the usual cause for joint replacement surgery. The most commonly replaced joints are the hips and knees. Joint replacement surgery can help to reduce pain. The surgery can help make the joint function better.</p><h2>Jaw surgery</h2><p>This is done to correct jaw deformities such as a small jaw. Surgery usually happens in later adolescence or young adulthood.</p><h2>Eye surgery</h2><p>Sometimes eye inflammation can cause the lens to get cloudy. This is called a cataract. Eye inflammation can also cause the pressure inside the eye to become too high. This is called glaucoma.</p><h2>Surgery for cataracts</h2><p>There is no medicine to make cataracts go away. If the cataract is making vision very blurry, then cataract surgery may be an option. This is an outpatient operation where the lens of the eye is removed. Some hospitals will put an artificial lens in the eye at that time. However, the insertion of a permanent lens can sometimes cause serious complications. Instead, most hospitals will provide a contact lens to focus the eye after surgery.</p><h2>Surgery for glaucoma</h2><p>If eye drops or oral medicine cannot control glaucoma, surgery may be recommended. There are several different types of surgery. All of these are outpatient day procedures.</p><p>The goal of glaucoma surgery is to reduce pressure by improving drainage of fluid in the eye.</p><p>Both glaucoma and cataract surgery can make eye inflammation worse at first. This is only temporary. Your child may need to increase their steroid eye drops or take some oral steroids around the time of surgery.</p><p>Less commonly, an operation may be needed to remove excess calcium on the surface of the eye. This procedure is called band keratopathy. It is done by applying a chemical that washes the calcium away.</p>Surgical procedures for JIA

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