There are four types of knee arthroplasty procedures performed by almost every knee surgery hospitals in India, which include:
Total Knee Replacement
This procedure is recommended for patients who face persistent joint pain that disable th em from performing daily tasks, by interrupting how they live their life. If the patient’s knee pain starts to disturb their sleep, making it difficult for the patient even to bend their knees, then this is a permanent solution to get rid of it. Today, 90% of people in the world who have undergone TRO has experienced a drastic improvement in their knee function and pain.
Partial Knee Replacement
This is a smaller procedure compared to total knee replacement, which is used to restore the functionality of a particular compartment of knees. It is used for improving the partial damage on the knee. The procedure constructs a sufficient range of stability and motion in the knee allowing it move without any pain. PKR also takes less time to recover than TKR.
Aka PatellofemoralArthroplasty is performed for surgical treating the damaged caused on the knee due to an injury or degeneration because of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or post-traumatic effects of arthritis.
Complex/Revision Knee Replacement
This procedure is used for correcting the position of an already installed knee prosthesis. The installed knee prosthesis can become loose, when the joint bears any heavyweight while running or walking that can cause inflammation between the Knee Joints, forcing the implants to move from their original position.
The requirement for a knee replacement can arise in only one knee or both the knees depending on the situation. Single knee replacement is known as unilateral knee replacement, while double knee replacement is known as bilateral knee replacement.
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