Knee Replacement Surgery FAQ’s

Knee Replacement Surgery FAQs

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Before Surgery What is Total Knee Replacement? Knee replacement surgery or knee arthroplasty is done to relieve pain and restore the function of severely damaged knee joints due to arthritis. During knee replacement, a surgeon cuts away damaged bone and cartilage from your thighbone, shinbone, and kneecap and replaces it with […]

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Knee Implants Cost Lowered!

Oxinium vs Cobalt-Chrome Prosthesis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Over the last decade, knee replacement surgery has become a popular and safe option for patients who have end-stage arthritis of the knee. When non-surgical treatments (medicines, physiotherapy) for knee arthritis fail, knee replacement can help you lead a pain-free and active life. However, sometimes the cost of a knee replacement procedure may […]

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Allergic reaction after knee replacement?

Knee-Implants-allergy

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  If your doctor tells you that the permanent treatment for your knee condition is a total knee replacement, the first few questions that arise are: What is a total knee replacement? Whether surgery can be avoided and if treatment through medications is an option? How soon do you need to undergo […]

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10-year study to analyze the outcomes from Total Knee Replacement

outcomes from Total Knee Replacement

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  How is a total knee replacement outcome related to the following factors? Knee condition at the time of surgery Body weight (BMI) Mental well-being Overall health Age A recent research tried to answer some of the above questions after studying data of patients who underwent total knee replacement surgery between 1999 […]

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Oxinium vs Cobalt-Chrome Prosthesis: Twelve Year Outcomes

Oxinium vs Cobalt-Chrome Prosthesis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  A cohort analysis in Feb 2016 investigated the long-term outcomes of Oxinium vs Cobalt-Chrome (Co-Cr) implants in total knee replacements (TKR). Genesis II design of Oxinium implants (Smith & Nephew, Memphis, TN, USA) was used in the study. Cohorts selected had the same implant design, method of fixation, and polyethylene components of […]

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All about Partial Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement

Last updated: 27th October, 2017  What is a Partial Knee Replacement? Partial Knee Replacement, also known as Unicondylar Knee Replacement or Unicompartmental Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure performed to alleviate pain and mobility issues in patients who have limited damage to knee joints. The damage could be due to arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or trauma. Before […]

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A guide to Knee Replacement Cost in India

Knee Replacement Cost

Last updated: 31st October, 2017  Over the last decade, knee replacement surgery has become a popular and safe option for patients who have end-stage arthritis of the knee. When pain has aggravated to such an extent that all other treatment modalities fail, knee replacement can help you lead a pain-free and active life. However, sometimes the […]

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7 Wrong Reasons Why People Avoid Knee Replacement

Assumptions about knee replacement surgery

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Total Knee Replacement is a surgical procedure that remains the only alternative when the knee joints become severely damaged due to disease or trauma. At HealthClues, we are contacted for a second opinion by many patients who have been advised to undergo knee replacement surgery and need a second opinion In […]

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Oxinium Knee Replacement

oxinium knee replacement

Last updated: 23rd October, 2017  Introduction In the year 2003, Smith & Nephew, a global medical technology company, introduced Oxinium™ or oxidized zirconium implants for joint replacement surgeries like total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty.1 It is claimed that these implants are longer lasting as compared to traditional artificial alternatives, owing to their properties of […]

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