Indian Knee replacement for British lady

Saturday, November 4, 2006 General News J E 4
MRs ID,a 53 year old lady preferred her knee replacement to be done in Chennai rather than a London hospital. She was admitted for bilateral knee replacements a year ago, but walked out of the hospital for fear of catching a bug called MRSA ( a resistant form of bug is resistant to several antibiotics. She endured her pain for more than a year. She made up her mind to get her knee replaced by Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam after speaking to a few satisfied patients treated by the Doctor in her country. Although she had seveal levels of advice, warning her not to travel to India, for medical treatment, this di'nt deter her and her husband. She underwent a high flex knee replacement as she was keen on gardening and she had seen many ladies in Britian unable to knee with standard implants. The High flex prosthesis allows 155 degrees of bending which enables the person to kneel,pray and use an Indian toilet. The opeartion went on so smothly that she recollect having undergone it.


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