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Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Deepak Kumar Arora 90% (162 ratings)
MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedic Doctor, Delhi  •  13 years experience
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In total knee replacement, we replace the rollout cartilage with body friendly implant and bone and muscle remain as same. The total knee replacement is a simple procedure in which the patient remains admitted for 7 days in hospital. First day be thoroughly investigate the patient surgical fitness second day with generally operate the patient it usually takes 2 hours for both knees and next day of the surgery or third day we start physiotherapy. 4th and 5th day we make the patient walk sit and go for washroom and 7th day the patient goes home.

The patient leads a normal life in 3 to 4 days. It's about 96% successful rate in literature. Nowadays, it's about 99% success rate of the surgery. If you are suffering from osteoarthritis of knee joint, then you can contact me on lybrate.com and come at my clinic at SK orthopedic centre, Krishna Nagar. Thank you very much.

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