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Knee Replacement Surgery - FAQs


1. Which doctors do knee replacement surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons trained in knee replacement surgery perform knee replacement surgery.

2. What is the disadvantage of doing knee replacement in young individuals?

Knee replacement in young individuals has greater chances of wear and tear. Thus the patient may need a revision in the future.

3. Why do people who have undergone knee replacement need to take antibiotics during dental procedures?

During dental and other procedures, bacteria are released into the blood which could infect the implants. Antibiotics are prescribed during these procedures to prevent this infection.

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A total knee replacement replaces your diseased knee joint and eliminates the damaged bearing surfaces that are causing you pain. The design of the implant offers you renewed stability and minimizes the wear process. Overall there are three benefits from your knee replacement:

Elimination of pain
Improved motion
Minimum wear and tear

Total knee replacement offers the greatest quality of life improvement of all operations. It has one of the highest success rates and one of the best outcomes.

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Computer navigation can improve the results of the surgery. This is done 3 dimensionally using computer, cameras, x-ray images to reconstruct the anatomy and then calculating the depth etc. It makes the surgery more precise and safe.

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