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What is knee replacement surgery and its goal?
It is the process of replacing a damaged, worn or diseased bone with an artificial joint. To restore pain and restore proper functioning of knee joint.

What are the types of knee replacement?

  • Total Knee Replacement (TKR)
  • Partial Knee Replacement (PKR)

TKR- In this procedure, the complete joint is replaced with an artificial joint which is made of metal and plastic components.
PKR- If only one side of the knee is damaged,PKR is done. It is a less extensive operation,with smaller incision,where less bone is being removed.

What are the causes of knee replacement and how does it work?
Osteoarthritis or other joint problems.Rarely, it is used to correct some kinds of kneedeformity. The damaged cartilage surfaces at the ends of femur and tibia along with a small amount of underlying bone. The removed cartilage is replaced by metal components and these metal parts are pressed to fit into the bone.The undersurface of the kneecap is cut and resurfaced with a plastic button. A plastic spacer is then inserted between the metal components to create a smooth gliding surface.

How is it diagnosed?

  • Physical tests
  • Examination of the knee.
  • X-Rays

What are the recent advancements in knee surgery?
Gender Specific Knee Replacement (females) – Zimmer Implant: - It is best suited for the female body due to differences between anatomy of men and women.
High Flex Knee Replacement: - This knee replacement helps in bending upto 155 degrees,permits kneeling,cross legged and squatting.
Minimal invasive knee Surgery: – In this type of knee surgery,incisions of four to five inches are made.This surgery has small scar,less blood loss,less surgical trauma,less postoperative pain,fast recovery, lesser medication and shorter hospital stay.
Attune Rotating Platform Knee Replacement: - This type of knee replacement along with Minimally Invasive Knee surgery is a boon alleviating all the fear in the patient. In regards to stability,mobility and function, this surgical procedure makes the patients feel their knee is a normal knee in regards to stability, mobility and function.Matching the patient’s anatomy and versatility in size makes this as a personalized knee.

Orthopedics Hospitals in India

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Medanta Hospital Gurgaon Delhi India
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Size of Hospital (Beds) : 1,250
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  • JCI
  • NABH
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Fortis Memorial Research Institute - Gurgaon India
Fortis one of their leading health care centers is located at Guargaon. Fortis hospital Guargaon Set up over 11-acres, with a provision of 1000 beds. The Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) is a quaternary care and multi-speciality... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 1000
Accredited By :
  • JCI
  • NABH
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BLK Hospital New Delhi India
In 1930 , at Lahore Dr. B.L. Kapur an distinguished Obstertrician and Gynaecologist set up a Charitable Hospital. He moved to post-separation India and set up a Maternity Hospital at Ludhiana in 1947. In 1956 on the request of the Prime... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 650
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  • JCI
  • NABH
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Apollo Hospitals Chennai
In 1983 , the Apollo Group established the flagship hospital named as Apollo Hospital , Chennai. The Hospital has 60 departments organized by Internationally Trained Doctors , having hi-tech facilities of vaious health disorders and... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 500
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  • JCI
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Indraprastha Apollo Hospital Delhi India
The India’s First Hospital which is Internationally Accredited by Joint Commission International(JCI) is the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. It is the best multi-speciality tertiary acute care hospitals with over 700 beds. It... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 718
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  • JCI
  • NABH
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Jaslok Hospital Mumbai India
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Size of Hospital (Beds) : 600
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  • JCI
  • NABH
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Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Delhi India
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is a 675-Beded multi-speciality state-of-the-art Hospital in India. It provides comprehensive Healthcare India services, and has acquired the status of a premier medical institution. It is the only hospital in the... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 675
Accredited By :
  • NABH
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Fortis Hospital Mumbai India
Fortis Hospital, Mulund is a JCI accredited, 300-bed multi-speciality tertiary care hospital providing a range of diagnostic and treatment services. With cutting edge technology, highly skilled and experienced surgeons and paramedical... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 300
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  • JCI
  • NABH
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Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital Mumbai India
Dr L H Hiranandani was the inspiration behind the edifice. He was born in 1917 in Thatta, Sind (now in Pakistan). The family migrated to Mumbai in 1937. He completed his medical education in 1942. He was keen to further his education and... + Read More
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  • JCI
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Max Super Speciality Hospital - Patparganj New Delhi India
Max Multi Speciality Hospital, Patparganj, subsidiary of Max healthcare that have 11 top hospitals in Delhi- NCR, Punjab and Uttarakhand with over 1900 bedding facilities including 525 ICU bedding, 2100 world class doctors. They follow a... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 500
Accredited By :
  • JCI
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P.D. Hinduja National Hospital Mumbai India
Established in the early 1950's under the leadership of the late Shri P.D. Hinduja, our vision is to deliver quality healthcare. As an ultramodern tertiary care hospital in Mumbai, India we are motivated to lead the pathway to medical... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 400
Accredited By :
  • JCI
  • NABH
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MGM Hospital Mumbai India
The Mahatma Gandhi Mission (MGM) New Bombay Hospital Vashi is one of the most advanced multi-specialty tertiary care centres in the heart of Navi Mumbai in India. Since 1993, the hospital has experienced rapid growth to become a key player... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 176
Accredited By :
  • JCI
  • NABH
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Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital Mumbai India
The iconic healthcare institution of Mumbai, Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, blessed by Mahatma Gandhi and inaugurated in 1950 by India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, is now reintroduced asNanavati Super Speciality Hospital.... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 350
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  • JCI
  • NABH
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Apollo Hospital Hyderabad India
Apollo hospital , Hyderabad is the best hospital in the world , in terms of technical expertise , deliverables and outcomes. The first health city in Asia and a perfect example of an integrated healthcare system offering solutions across... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 350
Accredited By :
  • JCI
  • NABH
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SIMS Hospital Chennai India
SIMS Hospital – Vadapalani, Chennai renders 360 degree advanced tertiary healthcare services with multi-super speciality and, very soon, a state-of-the-art multi-organ transplant service. With the finest combination of experience,... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 350
Accredited By :
  • JCI
  • NABH
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Continental Hospitals, A Gleneagles Facility Hyderabad India
Continental Hospitals is a part of the Parkway Pantai Ltd. Parkway Pantai is one of the region's largest integrated private healthcare groups with a network of 22 hospitals and more than 4,000 beds throughout Asia, including Singapore,... + Read More
Size of Hospital (Beds) : 750
Accredited By :
  • JCI
  • NABH
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