- Dr. L Bharath
> Knee replacement surgery is one of the most usual orthopaedic surgeries performed in India. > Past few years this partial knee replacement surgery has become more popular and the most successful surgery in reducing pain and is capable of restoring mobility to patients with joint pain and damage.
1. Normal wear and tear. 2. A past knee injury. 3. Genetic problems. 4. Cartilage degeneration and progressive joint damage
> Partial knee replacement. > Total knee replacement.
Knee replacement surgery is the final treatment for patients with advanced osteoarthritis or constant knee pain treatment. Surgery is suggested if the medication, physical therapy, injections, lifestyle changes, and assistive devices won’t work out. Getting all those remedies still there is constant knee pain, swelling, and difficulties in moving and doing daily activities.
> The medial cubicles (inside of the knee), > Lateral cubicles (outside of the knee) > Patellofemoral cubicles (front of the knee).
Partial knee replacement surgery is suggested only if one cubicle of the knee has damage or degeneration. Here in this surgery the damaged cartilage and bone are entirely removed and replaced with new knee implants. A Partial knee replacement surgery holds healthy cartilage, bone, and ligaments in the joint.
A total Knee Replacement Surgery is suggested when three of the above cubicles get damaged or degenerate. During surgery, all joint surfaces are removed and exchanged with knee implants.
Partial replacement surgeries are done in the rarest cases than total replacement surgeries. To opt for a partial replacement, you must have certain criteria like. 1.Damage contained to a single compartment. 2.Minimal or no joint deformity. 3.Intact ligaments. 4.Overall knee stability.
1.Rigorous joint deformity. 2.Ligament damage or immovability. 3.Loss of range of motion. 4.Consistent pain even after non- operative treatments.
- Dr. L Bharath
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