Partial knee replacement should be considered first over total knee replacement for patients with late-stage isolated medial compartment knee osteoarthritis, say researchers writing in The Lancet this month…
…Our five-year study has indicated that both total and partial knee replacement are beneficial interventions but, based on our combined clinical and cost-effectiveness data and provided the operation is performed by those with adequate experience, we recommend that partial knee replacement should be offered as the treatment of choice for late-stage isolated medial compartment osteoarthritis of the knee,” the authors wrote.
Dr. Isaacson talks Partial Knee Replacement. He explains levels of damage as knees begin to loose cartilage. He explains options available.
Knee Replacement Surgery- Procedure and types of knee replacement
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Most common knee replacement surgery is total knee replacement surgery. In this ends of tibia and fiber are replaced by metal and plastic. The patella of knee cap might be resurfaced or it is healthy it will left alone.
The second type of knee replacement is unicondylar knee replacement. In this only one part of the knee is replaced as show in the picture in the video. But this type of surgery is only possible in few people.
The last type is Knee cap replacement. Knee replacement usually considered for people with severe pain and mobility issues when their arthritis is not responding to drugs or physiotherapy. In knee end of the thigh bone and end of shin bone are attached by cartilage. This is damaged during arthritis. In this surgery bone of the cartilage is removed and replaced by plastic and metal.… Read the rest
Dr. Frederick Buechel, Jr. MD Performs a Mako Robotic Total Knee Replacement Surgery & Robotic Partial Knee Replacement Surgery on same-day at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Patient’s story 5 weeks post-op. Here’s a transcription of the video for you to read:
Joe: My name is Joe. I’m a patient of Dr. Buechel. I’m five weeks post-surgery from a full and partial knee replacement on the same day. Yesterday was a pretty bad day in the city with the weather. I ended up taking the subway. So I walked 57 steps up to the subway and there were about 110 steps up. I did all those steps, walked about three blocks to my appointment, and did the same thing going home. So I did a lot of steps. And that was a true story.
Dr. Buechel: So Joe was a really great guy in his 50s who came to me with painful knees.… Read the rest
Roseanne was apprehensive to undergo knee replacement surgery. Her biggest priorities were to find a minimally invasive procedure, and to minimize scarring post-surgery. Dr. Parcells was able to meet both those very important priorities. Click play to hear the rest of Roseann’s story. Visit www.seaviewortho.com
Published on Aug 25, 2015 Mr Fahad G. Attar
West Valley Medical Center Published on Jul 22, 2014 Learn all about the exciting new resurfacing procedure performed only at West Valley Medical Center by Dr. George Nicola, Orthopedic Surgeon. Find relief from your knee pain and get back to living!