Total Knee Replacement
- Robotic Total Knee Replacement for increased accuracy
- Oxinium Impregnated Implants for longevity
- Complex replacements for badly deformed joints
What is a Total Knee Replacement?
When to undergo a Total Knee Replacement
What to Expect Before Surgery
If you are diabetic, your sugar levels should be under control to prevent wound related complications. Physiotherapy for knee strengthening will decrease your post-operative rehabilitation time
What to Do Once Admitted to the Hospital
What Will done once in the Operating Suite
The anaesthetist will then explain to you the procedure and then proceed to give you spinal anaesthesia or general anaesthesia depending on your health and fitness.
Once we have confirmed that you cannot feel anything in your knee area, we will start preparing for the surgery
What will be done during surgery
Once that is done, we will isolate the knee area and keep all instruments ready that will be required during the procedure.
The actual surgery will last only about 45 minutes however, anaesthesia and meticulous wound closure might take time. Most patients are not in the operating suite for more than 2 hours.
What Will be done after surgery
This drain is usually removed 1-2 days after the surgery. You will usually be discharged from the hospital after 2 – 3 days, depending on your health and overall fitness.
When Will I walk after surgery
Will it be Painful
10 Tips For Keeping Your Knee Healthy
What You Need to Know Before Your Appointment
It’s best to be prepared when coming in for your appointment and therefore we recommend bringing the following when you visit us
All Previous Investigations
This includes any X-rays, MRI, CT Scans and their reports, new as well as old
List of Your Medications
A well formed list of medications will help us decide which medications will not react with others you might be taking
Previous Surgery Documents
If you have undergone a surgery before, any documents pertaining to that time will be helpful in understand what was done at that time