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Knee Replacement Surgery in India
What is Knee Replacement Surgery?
Knee replacement surgery
is a surgical procedure where
the diseased knee of the
patient is replaced with the
artificial knee.
Preparation for Knee Replacement Surgery
1. Food and Medication
The surgeon also known as an
anesthesiologist may also advise the
candidate to stop taking some medicines
and might even suggest some dietary
supplements before the surgery of the
candidate.
The candidate is also likely to be instructed
to avoid eating anything after midnight the
day of candidate’s surgery.
contd.
Preparation for the Recovery
• Create a living space on one floor since
climbing stairs can be difficult.
• Install safety bars or a secure handrail in your
shower or bath.
• Secure stairway handrails.
• Get a stable chair with a firm seat cushion
and back, and a footstool to elevate your leg.
Preparation for the Recovery
• Arrange for a toilet-seat riser with arms
if you have a low toilet.
• Get a stable bench or chair for your
shower.
• Remove loose rugs and cords.
Different types of Knee Replacement Implants
1. Tibial Component
2. Femoral Component
3. Patellar Component
4. Plastic Spacer
Tibial Component
• It is the flat part attached to the top of the
resurfaced shin bone in the front of the
tibia or leg.
• That part is made of a metal platform with
inserted plastic.
• It is made up of soft metal for example
titanium alloy.
Femoral Component
• It is the largest and curved part
attached to the end of the femur
(resurfaced thighbone)
• This part comes in various metal
options or ceramic.
• It is made up of cobalt-chromium
alloys and is durable as that part is
involved in most of the movements.
Patellar Component
• It is a round shaped piece that
take the place diseased or
damaged knee cap and is rubbed
against the thighbone.
• Its use id limited to some knee
replacement surgeries and is
made up of a durable plastic.
Plastic Spacer
• It is fitted between tibial and
femoral components.
• It is made up of polyethylene
(plastic)
• It provides a gliding surface for
candidate’s new knee joint
which is bend and flex.
Types of Knee Replacement Surgeries
1. Total Knee Replacement
2. Unilateral Knee Replacement
3. Bilateral Knee Replacement
4. Complex or revision Knee Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Total knee replacement is a surgical
procedure that involves replacing the
joint surface at the end of the thigh
bone also called as the femur.
Also, the replacement of candidates
joint surface at the top of the skin bone
also known as Tibia.
Unilateral Knee Replacement
• If the disease known as arthritis affects
only the one side of the candidate’s
knee.
• Which is usually the inner side then
there exists a very high possibility that
the patient will undergo Unilateral Knee
Replacement also known as
unicompartmental knee replacement.
Bilateral Knee Replacement
• That involves the replacement of
the candidate’s under-surface of
the kneecap and its groove also
known as the trochlea.
• If the mentioned parts are
affected then Bilateral Knee
Replacement is the option opted
by the surgeons.
Complex Knee Replacement
• A complex knee replacement is
undertaken if the candidate is
undergoing 2nd or 3rd joint
replacement in the same knee.
• Second possibility is that the
arthritis of the candidate is very
severe.
Some facts of the Total Knee Replacement Surgery
The patients suffering from serious
damage of the knee joint accompanied
with successive pain and dysfunctioning
are the probable candidates.
Some facts of the Total Knee Replacement Surgery
• The most common reason for
Knee Replacement is Arthritis.
• One of the essential parts of Total
Knee Replacement surgery in
India is Physical Therapy.
Some facts of the Total Knee Replacement Surgery
The risks associated with Total Knee
Replacement Surgery have been identified and
taken into consideration by surgeons while
performing Total Knee Replacement surgery.
Patients who have undergone Total Knee
Replacement and with artificial joints are
recommended to take antibiotics before, during
and after the surgery.
Reasons for the Procedure
• Anti-inflammatory Medications
• Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulphate
• Pain Medications
• Limiting Painful Activities
Reasons for the Procedure
• Assistive Devices for Walking
• Physical Therapy
• Cortisone injections into the knee joint
• Viscosupplementation injections
• Weight loss
The duration of the Knee Replacement Surgery
• Duration of the Knee
Replacement Surgery is
approximately two to three
hours.
• Rest the timing also depends
and varies from patient to
patient.
Best Hospitals for Knee Replacement in India
1. Medanta The Medcity, Gurugram
2. Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram
3. Artemis Hospital, Gurugram
4. BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi
5. MAX Hospital, Saket
Best Knee Replacement Surgeons
1. Dr Ashok Rajgopal – Fortis Memorial
Research Institute, Gurugram
2. Dr SKS Marya- Medanta The Medcity,
Gurugram
3. Dr Pradeep Sharma- BLK Super
Speciality Hospital, New Delhi
4. Dr IPS Oberoi- Artemis Hospital,
Gurugram
5. Dr Ramneek Mahajan- MAX Hospital,
Saket
What happens in the postoperative period?
• Duration of Total Knee Replacement
Surgery is one to two hours.
• After the surgery, patients are shifted to
the recovery room.
• Vital organs are religiously monitored in
the recovery room.
• When the condition of the patient is
stabilized, patients are returned to their
hospital room.
What happens in the postoperative period?
4. After the immediate postoperative
time, the passage of urine can be difficult.
Sometimes the condition gets aggravated
by pain medicines.
5. For enabling the free passage of urine,
a catheter is inserted into Foley catheter
(urethra) till the time patient becomes
more mobile.
Post-operative Evaluation of Knee Replacement Surgery
• Before the surgery the joints that are
adjacent to the diseased knee of the
candidate for example hip, ankle etc.
are very carefully evaluated.
• It is vital to ensure the best outcome
and successful recovery from the
surgery by the surgeon.
Post-operative Evaluation of Knee Replacement Surgery
• All medications that the candidate is
presently consuming before the surgery are
reviewed.
• Patient is also provided with the blood-
thinning medications for example
Coumadin (warfarin) and other anti-
inflammatory medications like aspirin are
required to be evaluated prior to the
surgery.
Life after Knee Replacement
Increase the efficiency of the candidate with
respect to body movements like-
• Better posture.
• Driving
• Back to work
• Travel
• Sexual activity
• Household Chores
Why India is the Best Destination for Knee Replacement?
1. Cost-effectiveness
2. Excellent Healthcare Professionals
3. Higher Success Rate
4. Best aftercare treatment
5. International friendly financial aid and
financial policy
6. Advancement in technology
Why India is the Best Destination for Knee Replacement?
4. Best aftercare treatment
5. International friendly financial aid
and financial policy
6. Advancement in technology
Contact Details:-
MedMonks Medicare Pvt. Ltd.
Address : 503, Pearls Business Park
Netaji Subhash Place,
New Delhi – 110034
Ph No: +91-7683088559
Email : wecare@medmonks.com, medmonks@gmail.com
Website: https://medmonks.com/knee-replacement-india
What is Knee Replacement Surgery | MedMonks

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What is Knee Replacement Surgery | MedMonks

  • 2. What is Knee Replacement Surgery? Knee replacement surgery is a surgical procedure where the diseased knee of the patient is replaced with the artificial knee.
  • 3. Preparation for Knee Replacement Surgery 1. Food and Medication The surgeon also known as an anesthesiologist may also advise the candidate to stop taking some medicines and might even suggest some dietary supplements before the surgery of the candidate. The candidate is also likely to be instructed to avoid eating anything after midnight the day of candidate’s surgery. contd.
  • 4. Preparation for the Recovery • Create a living space on one floor since climbing stairs can be difficult. • Install safety bars or a secure handrail in your shower or bath. • Secure stairway handrails. • Get a stable chair with a firm seat cushion and back, and a footstool to elevate your leg.
  • 5. Preparation for the Recovery • Arrange for a toilet-seat riser with arms if you have a low toilet. • Get a stable bench or chair for your shower. • Remove loose rugs and cords.
  • 6. Different types of Knee Replacement Implants 1. Tibial Component 2. Femoral Component 3. Patellar Component 4. Plastic Spacer
  • 7. Tibial Component • It is the flat part attached to the top of the resurfaced shin bone in the front of the tibia or leg. • That part is made of a metal platform with inserted plastic. • It is made up of soft metal for example titanium alloy.
  • 8. Femoral Component • It is the largest and curved part attached to the end of the femur (resurfaced thighbone) • This part comes in various metal options or ceramic. • It is made up of cobalt-chromium alloys and is durable as that part is involved in most of the movements.
  • 9. Patellar Component • It is a round shaped piece that take the place diseased or damaged knee cap and is rubbed against the thighbone. • Its use id limited to some knee replacement surgeries and is made up of a durable plastic.
  • 10. Plastic Spacer • It is fitted between tibial and femoral components. • It is made up of polyethylene (plastic) • It provides a gliding surface for candidate’s new knee joint which is bend and flex.
  • 11. Types of Knee Replacement Surgeries 1. Total Knee Replacement 2. Unilateral Knee Replacement 3. Bilateral Knee Replacement 4. Complex or revision Knee Replacement
  • 12. Total Knee Replacement Total knee replacement is a surgical procedure that involves replacing the joint surface at the end of the thigh bone also called as the femur. Also, the replacement of candidates joint surface at the top of the skin bone also known as Tibia.
  • 13. Unilateral Knee Replacement • If the disease known as arthritis affects only the one side of the candidate’s knee. • Which is usually the inner side then there exists a very high possibility that the patient will undergo Unilateral Knee Replacement also known as unicompartmental knee replacement.
  • 14. Bilateral Knee Replacement • That involves the replacement of the candidate’s under-surface of the kneecap and its groove also known as the trochlea. • If the mentioned parts are affected then Bilateral Knee Replacement is the option opted by the surgeons.
  • 15. Complex Knee Replacement • A complex knee replacement is undertaken if the candidate is undergoing 2nd or 3rd joint replacement in the same knee. • Second possibility is that the arthritis of the candidate is very severe.
  • 16. Some facts of the Total Knee Replacement Surgery The patients suffering from serious damage of the knee joint accompanied with successive pain and dysfunctioning are the probable candidates.
  • 17. Some facts of the Total Knee Replacement Surgery • The most common reason for Knee Replacement is Arthritis. • One of the essential parts of Total Knee Replacement surgery in India is Physical Therapy.
  • 18. Some facts of the Total Knee Replacement Surgery The risks associated with Total Knee Replacement Surgery have been identified and taken into consideration by surgeons while performing Total Knee Replacement surgery. Patients who have undergone Total Knee Replacement and with artificial joints are recommended to take antibiotics before, during and after the surgery.
  • 19. Reasons for the Procedure • Anti-inflammatory Medications • Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulphate • Pain Medications • Limiting Painful Activities
  • 20. Reasons for the Procedure • Assistive Devices for Walking • Physical Therapy • Cortisone injections into the knee joint • Viscosupplementation injections • Weight loss
  • 21. The duration of the Knee Replacement Surgery • Duration of the Knee Replacement Surgery is approximately two to three hours. • Rest the timing also depends and varies from patient to patient.
  • 22. Best Hospitals for Knee Replacement in India 1. Medanta The Medcity, Gurugram 2. Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram 3. Artemis Hospital, Gurugram 4. BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi 5. MAX Hospital, Saket
  • 23. Best Knee Replacement Surgeons 1. Dr Ashok Rajgopal – Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram 2. Dr SKS Marya- Medanta The Medcity, Gurugram 3. Dr Pradeep Sharma- BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi 4. Dr IPS Oberoi- Artemis Hospital, Gurugram 5. Dr Ramneek Mahajan- MAX Hospital, Saket
  • 24. What happens in the postoperative period? • Duration of Total Knee Replacement Surgery is one to two hours. • After the surgery, patients are shifted to the recovery room. • Vital organs are religiously monitored in the recovery room. • When the condition of the patient is stabilized, patients are returned to their hospital room.
  • 25. What happens in the postoperative period? 4. After the immediate postoperative time, the passage of urine can be difficult. Sometimes the condition gets aggravated by pain medicines. 5. For enabling the free passage of urine, a catheter is inserted into Foley catheter (urethra) till the time patient becomes more mobile.
  • 26. Post-operative Evaluation of Knee Replacement Surgery • Before the surgery the joints that are adjacent to the diseased knee of the candidate for example hip, ankle etc. are very carefully evaluated. • It is vital to ensure the best outcome and successful recovery from the surgery by the surgeon.
  • 27. Post-operative Evaluation of Knee Replacement Surgery • All medications that the candidate is presently consuming before the surgery are reviewed. • Patient is also provided with the blood- thinning medications for example Coumadin (warfarin) and other anti- inflammatory medications like aspirin are required to be evaluated prior to the surgery.
  • 28. Life after Knee Replacement Increase the efficiency of the candidate with respect to body movements like- • Better posture. • Driving • Back to work • Travel • Sexual activity • Household Chores
  • 29. Why India is the Best Destination for Knee Replacement? 1. Cost-effectiveness 2. Excellent Healthcare Professionals 3. Higher Success Rate 4. Best aftercare treatment 5. International friendly financial aid and financial policy 6. Advancement in technology
  • 30. Why India is the Best Destination for Knee Replacement? 4. Best aftercare treatment 5. International friendly financial aid and financial policy 6. Advancement in technology
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