Patient's Doubts about Knee Replacement Surgery and real facts.

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Total Knee Replacement Surgery was first performed in 1968 in USA, more than millions of Knee Replacement Surgery are performed eveplacement surgery is over 94% But still there are many doubts arises in minds of patients before the surgery .ccess ration of Knee Replacement surgery is over 94% But still there are many doubts arises in minds of patients before the surgery .

Doubt 1:     The success rate of the surgery is very low.
Fact 1 :       Total knee replacement, or arthroplasty, among the most widely performed procedures in the world, is known to successfully relieve pain and restore function in patients with advanced knee arthritis. Success Ratio is above 94%.

Doubt 2:    Knee Replacement surgery takes 2-3 month for the full recovery and resuming the work.
Fact 2:        Recovery in Knee Replacement Surgery through Minimally Invasive technique hardly takes 3 week for full recovery.

Doubt 3:    Bending of the knee or sitting on the floor is difficult after the total knee replacement surgery.
Fact 3:        Through Subastus Technique ( Minimally Invasive) and High flex implants full knee bending is possible and patients can sit on floor by both knee bending and eat food with family. (Sitting on floor on regular basis is not advisable for patients)

Doubt 4:     2 Month Physiotherapy is mandatory after Knee Replacement Surgery and recovery is also very slow.
Fact 4:         Through Minimally Invasive technique for  Patients don’t need physiotherapist help . Patients can do basic exercises on his own and recovery is just 15 days to 21 days.

Doubt 5:      Knee Replacement surgery is very big surgery and huge blood loss during the surgery , all Knee Replacement patients needed Blood Transfusion.
Fact 5:         No muscle is cut in Knee Replacement Surgery if done through Minimally Invasive Technique. No muscle cut means no blood loss, no blood loss means no blood transfusion.

Doubt 6:     After 65 years of age doing Knee Replacement surgery is at very high risk.
Fact 6:        Age factor does not effect in Knee Replacement Surgery, patients above 85 years had done Total Knee Replacement Surgery. Through Minimally Invasive Technique recovery for old age patients became very fast and easy.

Doubt 7:    Both Knee Replacement Surgery can not be possible at the same time.
Fact 7:        Both Knee surgery is possible in single attempt, Both Knee surgery is depend on patients fitness and mental preparation.

Doubt 8:    After Knee Replacement Surgery patients cannot drive.
Fact 8:       Patients can start driving after three month of surgery.

Doubt 9:    If surgery failed , re surgery cannot be done .
Fact 9:       If surgery failed the revision surgery can be done .

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Dr. Bakul Arora’s Joint Replacement Clinic is also known as “Arora Clinic” which is located at Hiranandani Meadows in Thane, within a very convenient proximity to Mumbai. Arora Clinic dedicated clinic for Knee Replacement surgery and all kinds of Orthopaedic treatments and surgeries

The Arora Clinic is one of the most advanced Orthopaedic clinic in Thane region and dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise. Arora Clinic offers the modern surgical treatments like “Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery” which is also called as “PAIN-LESS SURGERY” for any complex knee diseases.

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Dr. Bakul Arora is a Consultant Joint Replacement & Orthopaedic Surgeon is one of the leading Knee Replacement Surgeon in Thane and Mumbai with over 4000+ successfully surgeries. Dr. Bakul Arora specialises in Mini-invasive techniques which offer multiple benefits to patients. He does the surgery using Subvastus approach for Knee Replacement surgery and Direct Anterior Approach for Hip replacement Surgery . This new techniques has many advantages for patients like its pain-less , stich-less surgery, patients walks on the same day after surgery, no blood loss, faster recovery etc.

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    Knee replacement is required for advanced arthritis of the knee joint, producing painful limitation of movements and restriction in activities of daily living. Knee replacement as a solution should be offered when all non–surgical methods of treatment failed and painkiller medicines and injections also failed to reduce the Knee and hip pains.

    Knee replacement can be total or unicondylar, depending on the number of compartments involved. Among the total knee replacement, there are two popular designs- Cruciate Retaining, and Posterior Stabilized. The decision for the design is best taken by the operating orthopedic surgeon based on the integrity of ligaments. Patella resurfacing as a routine is a debatable subject.

    Yes, most knee replacement surgeries are minimally invasive, with numerous benefits to the patient, including smaller incisions, less tissue trauma, bleeding and post–operative pain, shorter hospital stays, faster recovery, and earlier return to work and activities — in weeks rather than months. Advantages of Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery. Patients Start walking in few hours of surgery. Patients start climbing the staircase from second day of his surgery. Patients Discharge with in 3 Days from the Hospital after surgery. No blood loss during the surgery, no blood Transfusion required. Less Physiotherapy.( No Physiotherapist required for home) Less Antibiotic. Stitchless Surgery. Recovery time is just two – three week.

    Bilateral knee replacement in the same sitting, can be performed if both the knee joints are damaged to the same extent, however, the medical condition of the patient, and bone quality must be kept in consideration.

    Surgery through Minimally Invasive technique patients start walking on the same day and staircase climbing starts from the second day of surgery. Patients can resume his work after 3 – 4 week.

    The most significant risks include Infection, Deep vein thrombosis,and Aseptic loosening of implants. The risks correlate with the co-morbid medical condition, and must be discussed with the patient before surgery.

    Patients normally require hospitalization for 3-4 days in single knee replacement, and up to 5-6 days in both knee replacement surgery

    A single knee replacement takes approximately 90 min- 2 hours. Both knee replacement surgery takes approx 2-3 hours.

    Years ago, knee replacement surgery was reserved for elderly patients due to a high complication rate and lack of implant durability. Modern techniques have allowed orthopaedic surgeons to base surgical decisions on a patient’s pain and disability, and not necessarily chronological age. Most patients who undergo knee replacement are between the ages of 50 and 80, but surgeons evaluate patients individually and primarily on their physiologic age and demands.

    Patients can resume his/her light work after discharge from the hospital, no need for rest.

    Patients are given epidural anesthesia for surgery, and post op pain relief. They are expected to follow instruction from physiotherapist regarding muscle training.

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