Knee Replacement or Total Knee Replacement Surgery is needed when your knee surface is damaged by arthritis or a severe knee injury. The advance knee replacement surgery involves a computer navigational procedure of fixing Metal and Plastic parts to cap the knee joint.
The most common – Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that is found mostly in middle-aged to older adults, may damage joint cartilage and adjacent bone in the knees. Whereas Rheumatoid arthritis can cause inflammation in the synovial membrane, may result in excessive synovial fluid, which can lead to constant pain and stiffness.
Other than these, Traumatic and arthritis due to injury can also cause damage to the cartilage of the knee, which can be treated under the procedure of both normal knee surgery and computer navigated knee replacement surgery.
In what cases you need to say yes to the knee replacement surgery?
Knee replacement surgery is performed when the patient is suffering from constant pain and unable to walk, disability in the knee. Osteoarthritis, a form of arthritis, which is responsible for the breakdown of joint cartilage, may lead to limited knee movement and can cause constant pain all the time.
The Knee Replacement Surgery is required when all medications failed and seem not working on a patient. We can also include such conditions when the patient is suffering from unbearable pain even after the consumption of pain relief doses.
Dr I.P. Arora and Orthopaedic Team at Signature hospitals
Meet the HOD – Orthopaedic and Joint replacement surgeon in, DNB (ORTHO) Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, has successfully done more than 10,000 joint replacement (Including Knee Replacement) surgeries.
Computer navigation is the latest and advance-check on the conventional knee replacement surgery, which ensures a perfect alignment of the newly implanted knee, to get you back to your active lifestyle. It’s a PINLESS Computer Navigation system - a big boon for the patients who are suffering from Knee and Leg deformities.
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