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Knee replacement surgery in Ahmedabad is a popular choice for patients seeking affordable treatment options and access to highly skilled surgeons. The city has many hospitals and clinics that offer high-quality knee replacement surgeries for affordable prices.

The availability of a wide range of options ensures that patients can find a suitable facility that meets their specific needs. Additionally, Ahemdabad is known for its advanced medical technology and innovative techniques utilized in knee replacement procedures, further adding to its appeal as a destination for this surgery.

Why would someone need to have a knee replacement?

Common indications of knee replacement include:

  • History of arthritis: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Trauma

  • Knee deformities

  • Osteonecrosis

  • Persistent Swelling and inflammation.

What conditions can a knee replacement treat?

Knee replacement treats painful mobility due to arthritis or injury, knee damage, and knee deformities.

Different Types of Knee Replacement

  1. Total Knee Replacement (TKR): In this surgical procedure, a diseased joint is replaced with an artificial joint and is recommended for osteoarthritis patients.

  2. Partial Knee Replacement: Only damaged parts of the knee are replaced to restore the movements and functionality of the damaged compartments of the knee.

  3. Kneecap Replacement: This surgical procedure treats knee osteoarthritis affecting the patellofemoral compartment anterior aspect of the knee.

  4. Complex/Revision Knee Replacement: This is done to correct the position of the already installed knee prosthesis. Due to inflammation, the operated knee joint may become loose requiring revisional knee replacement.

Requirements & Evaluation: Knee replacement surgery

The following are important requirements and evaluations while planning knee replacement surgery:

  • Medical history: Information is collected regarding general health, history of knee pain, trauma, comorbidities, swelling, numbness, etc.

  • Physical examination. It is important to assess knee motion, stability, and strength.

  • X-rays.

  • Other investigations: MRI, chest X-ray.

  • Expectations from surgery and rehabilitation

  • Type of implants: Generally implants used are NexGen LPS from Zimmer, Oxinium implants from Smith and Nephew, Vanguard from Biomet, F.C. from Depuy Synthes (Johnson and Johnson), and Scorpio NRG from Stryker.

Knee Replacement Procedure

Before the Procedure

A knee replacement surgeon performs a thorough evaluation of medical history and reviews diagnostic reports like Blood tests, Urine tests, ECG, and X-rays. Additional tests may be advised based on requirements and the patient's condition.

Patients discuss all the alternative therapies and the duration they have taken before. Doctors explain all the risks and benefits of the case-specific treatment-related information

 

After the Procedure

After knee replacement surgery, pain-relieving medications are given. The knee replacement team regularly monitors the patient’s condition. The length of hospital stay is 5-7 days.

The patient has to take 15-20 physiotherapy sessions. Regular follow-ups are advisable. One should follow the instructions thoroughly given by the surgeon.

 

What kind of follow-up care will I have during recovery?

Take medications on time and take regular follow-ups. Maintain a healthy lifestyle and follow instructions given by the doctor. In case of any discomfort, contact your healthcare provider immediately.

Risk & Benefits

Robotic knee replacement surgery has fewer complications and is a minimally invasive procedure. The risk of bleeding, infection, and DVT is very less with this advanced knee replacement surgery. Overall, knee replacement is a safe procedure and is highly preferred by those looking for treatment for long-standing chronic knee pain.

Recovery 

Recovery time depends upon many factors including the patient's general health, disease severity, type of implant used, type of surgery (unilateral or bilateral), and post-operative care. The patients usually recover within 30-45 days of knee replacement surgery.

4 Whys

Why Knee Replacement Surgery?

    Ease pain
    Better life quality
    Painless mobility

Why Overseas?

    More options
    Advanced technology
    Affordable

Why Advance Treatment?

    Minimally invasive
    No pain
    Quick recovery

Why Yapita Health?

    Robotic knee surgery
    Experienced orthopedic surgeons
    Patient Success stories

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Types of Knee Replacement

There are different types of knee replacement procedures available -

1. Total Knee Replacement (TKR)

2. Partial Knee Replacement

3. Kneecap Replacement

4. Complex/Revision Knee Replacement

 

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Success rate of Knee Replacement

The success rate of Knee Replacement Surgery is approximately around 90 to 95%.

 

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Recovery Time for Knee Replacement

The recovery time for knee replacement surgery varies from patient to patient, depending on various factors such as age, overall health, and the type of knee replacement performed.

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Average hospital stay days after TKR

The average hospital stay following knee replacement surgery is typically around three to five days. However, the length of stay may vary depending on the patient's individual circumstances and the specific hospital or healthcare facility. 

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Knee Replacement Surgery At Yapita Health

At Yapita Health, we have a team of world-class Orthopedic surgeons who have years of experience in performing knee replacement surgeries. Our doctors are thorough with the latest tools and techniques and are pioneering robotic knee surgeries globally. Every year, thousands of patients prefer to visit Yapita Health for knee replacement surgeries relative to its success and affordability. We have delivered surgeries with the highest success rates worldwide and continue to expand our healthcare services in 20+ countries. If you have any concerns, feel free to reach out.

FAQs Related to Knee Replacement Surgery

How long can you live without Knee replacement?

It is advisable to seek treatment on time to prevent complications and improve life quality.

 


Who needs a knee replacement?

Knee replacement is advisable for those who have severe mobility issues and knee pain even while resting.

 


Is knee replacement safe?

Knee replacement is a completely safe procedure. Robotic knee replacement is the latest treatment option with the highest success rates, fewer complications, less risk of infection, and less blood loss.

 


What is the average hospital stay after knee replacement surgery?

The length of the usual hospital stay is 5-7 days.


What are the risks of knee replacement surgery?

Knee replacement is a safe surgical procedure. Some of the common manageable complications of knee replacement are pain, discomfort, infection, and clotting. Medications are prescribed that reduce the chances of complications.

 


Are life-long medicines necessary after knee replacement?

No. lifelong medications are not required after knee replacement. You have to take medications for a few weeks to reduce post-operative pain and discomfort.

 


Does a person have a very restricted life after a knee replacement?

No, not at all. The life quality is greatly improved after knee replacement and one can resume normal routine within a few weeks as advised by the doctor. Knee replacement surgeon explains lifestyle habits to adopt after surgery.

 

 


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