Total knee replacement is one of the most common and very successful surgery done worldwide. This has been done since the early 1970's and millions of people suffering from Arthritic knees have got their life back. Total knee replacement surgery is considered for patients whose knee joints have been damaged by either osteo arthritis, Rheuatoid Arthritis of the joint.
Total Knee Replacement
Total knee replacement is a procedure utilized to resurface an arthritic knee joint. Unlike total hip replacement, where a large segment of bone is removed, in total knee replacement it is simply the arthritic surfaces of the bone that are trimmed and then resurfaced with metal and plastic parts.
The benefits of a total knee replacement operation are
The relief of pain
The correction of knee joint deformity
The restoration of knee j
Recently designed Knee replacement surgery appear to have 85% to 90% survival at twenty years.