Knee Replacement Surgery

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What is Knee Replacement?

Knee replacement surgery (Knee Arthroplasty) is a surgical for the best knee replacement procedure to replace a damaged knee replacement surgery India. Different types of knee arthritis pain symptoms may affect the different joints; Osteoarthritis or Degenerative knee arthritis disease is the most common reason for knee arthroplasty. This happens when the knee arthroplasty(the articular cartilage) becomes damaged or time-worn making the patient find orthopedic surgeon is difficult to move their degenerative arthritis in knee pain arthritis. Proper knee arthritis movement can be achieved by fixing an orthopedic implant made of plastic/metal element shaped as knee joint replacement,arthroplasty knee replacement,orthopedic spine surgeon,orthopedic hand surgeon, degenerative knee arthritis and plates by orthopedic specialists and the best orthopedic surgeon. Orthopedic Doctor suggest artificial joint (called prosthesis) may also be used, orthopedic spine surgeon shows that when the patients suffer constant pain or when routine bilateral knee replacement life is affected by poor move. Orthopedic doctor and best orthopedic surgeon resurfacing procedure helps to decrease pain, keen replacement surgery arthroplasty knee replacement, improve mobility, knee pain arthritis, degenerative knee arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis,degenerative arthritis in knee,minimal invasive knee replacement, knee joint replacement and restore the function of bone joints.

Conditions Treated with Knee Replacement Surgery


  • Tear of Blown Out Knee joint replacement
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Tear in Meniscal Cartilage
  • Various Runners’ Conditions Affecting the bilateral knee replacement.
  • Limited Cartilage Defects
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  • Stiffness in the knee arthroplasty
  • Instability of the arthritis knee replacement
  • Deformity that hinders normal function of the best knee replacement.
  • Damage from arthritis knee pain symptoms and conditions for the arthroplasty knee replacement.
  • Osteoarthritis or find orthopedic surgeon or best orthopedic surgeon or hand orthopedic surgeon or rheumatoid arthritis or post-traumatic arthritis or arthroplasty knee replacement were cured by the help of orthopedic spine surgeon.


Procedure for Knee Replacement Surgery

  1. At the beginning of the surgery, specialist provides a complete consultation with a bone and joint. The surgeon and anesthetist will review your medical history, the results of any laboratory tests and discuss what will happen and answer any questions you may have.
  2. During the procedure general anesthesia will be given or spinal or epidural anesthesia may give.
  3. Certain imaging tests (e.g. X-Ray) may be asked by the specialist if required. Specialist identifies that you are a candidate for a surgery then he/she may recommend certain medical test like blood, urine, etc… examinations in order to evaluate your fitness for the surgery. If fitness is up to the mark for the surgery then you might be admitted in the hospital prior to the surgery.
  4. Depending upon your health condition the hospital stay ranges from 3 to 5 days after the surgery. During the recovery period you may be required to use walker or crutches for short period .Physiotherapy is also given in this recovery period. It may take two to three months to recover after the operation gets over.

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  • Total Knee Replacement Surgery
    1. It removes all damaged knee cartilage, weight-bearing, and bone then replaces it with implants.
    2. In this replacement highly polished strong metal alloy is used to replace the portion (femur) of the knee joint; a strong polymer tray replaces the tibia and plastic replaces the patella or kneecap.

  • Partial Knee Replacement
    1. If only one part or section of your knee is severely damaged then partial replacement is recommended.
    2. Through a smaller incision an implant for either the femur portion, tibia portion or patella portion is surgically inserted. This procedure protect the unaffected ligaments and cartilages.

  • Revision Knee Replacement
    1. This treatment is for removing and replacing a knee joint that is stained or that has failed.
    2. Revision surgery can be repeated multiple times but scar tissue formation from previous knee surgeries can make the procedure increasingly difficult with each replacement event.

  • Minimal Invasive Knee Replacement
    1. It uses specialized surgical techniques that allow a standard 3- to 5-inch rather than the 8- to 12-inch incision.
    2. Potentially less pain, less visible scar tissue formation and a faster healing period can be provided by the smaller incision

  • Bilateral Knee Replacement
    1. This treatment is for those who have both knees equally affected by decreased mobility and cartilage damage, it is an option.
    2. Both knees go through any of the above mentioned surgeries at the same time.

  • Computer Assisted Surgery
    1. Computer guided imagery is used during surgery. The computer aids the alignment of the knee components during the surgical procedure with precision and accuracy.
    2. A high level of accuracy may increase the long life of the total knee replacement.

Recovery Period After Knee Arthroplasty

Recovery period varies from person to person. Walker could be used for approximately 4 weeks after the operation.

Most people slowly increase their activities like playing games like play golf, doubles tennis, shuffleboard, or bowl in 12 weeks.

Regular or more sports activities like singles tennis and jogging are not recommended.

Usually no need for a nursing home after discharge. Patients who live alone may require a short stay at a rehab center for a few days after they leave the hospital.

Why India for Knee Replacement?

Why India for Knee Replacement

1. India is one the fastest developing destinations for medical tourism in Asia


2. India is the most preferred medical tourism destination.


3. India provides low cost Knee replacement surgery option for national and international medical tourists.


4. The cost of surgery in India is almost 0.25 of the cost that in US, UK and other developed countries.


5. The products used are regulated by the Indian FDA for patient safety.


6. Top Hospitals in India – Apollo Hospitals, Manipal Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare, BLK Super Specialty Hospital and Max Healthcare Institute.

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