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Choosing Implants for Knee Replacement Surgery

9 March, 2017
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In a technology driven world, there are plenty of manufacturers producing prosthetic devices for knee replacements. Therefore it is essential to know the parameters which decide the best fit for your condition though the basic role served by each Implants for Knee Replacement Surgery remain the same. They all help in replacing the diseased bone …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Knee Replacement Surgery

2 March, 2017
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Knee replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is the process of recreating a complete knee by replacing the damaged knee cap with artificial plastic material that is conjoined with the existing knee cap portion to completely cover the joint area. The surgery is conducted by an experienced orthopedic surgeon and involves intricate bone recreation processes …

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Should You Get a Knee Replacement Surgery?

25 September, 2016
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Knee Replacement Surgery has always been associated with skepticism around the potential risk benefit ratio. This surgery has its own share of associated risks and entails a recovery and rehabilitation process. The final take on whether or not to undergo total knee replacement is both a practical and personal decision. While there may be not …

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Government reduces prices of knee implants by up to 70%

18 August, 2017
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Keeping the Independence Day promise of PM Narendra Modi to take measurable steps to harness healthcare costs, the government has announced to curb the price of knee implants in the country. With private hospitals reportedly indulging in unethical profiteering by charging unreasonable and extravagant rates and doing, the government has taken a decision to cap …

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Recovery after Hip Replacement Surgery

24 March, 2017
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Once you have undergone hip replacement surgery, your recovery would depend on number of contributing factors that influence recovery time. It would be essential to understand that hip replacement is a major surgery and it would be nice to understand that staying positive and optimistic about the surgical procedure will speed the recovery times. It is …

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Things to Know About Dislocated Kneecap

28 December, 2016
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A dislocated kneecap (patella bone) takes place when the bone covering the knee joint get misplaced and dislocated from the current position. It may also be referred to as patellar dislocation. A dislocated kneecap is very common in athletes playing high-impact sports. These sports require the foot to be planted and the upper body to …

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Questions to Ask Before Knee Replacement

23 December, 2016
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Once the patient decides to go for a total knee replacement, one will have to undergo a thorough preoperative evaluation of your health and present physical state suggested by the surgeon. Your suitability for Total Knee Replacement(TKR) will be based on this evaluation. This procedure is very crucial for a successful knee surgery and long term …

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Post Surgery Care in 5 Steps

5 January, 2015
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Right from the most minor of dental surgeries to the major operations like heart bypass or removal of cancerous growths in the body, surgeries are recommended by doctors only when medications and therapies are not sufficient to cure the disease or in cases of emergencies. Surgeries might be effective in more ways than one but …

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Robotic Surgery Procedures FAQ

24 November, 2014
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Most common Robotic Surgery procedures?  The most common procedures executed using Robotic Surgery are: Prostrate Removal Gallbladder Removal Repairing Heart valve Shrinking Stomach Transplanting organ Which procedures have been performed using Robotic Surgery? It is also used for procedures like: Abdominal and colon and rectal conditions like gallbladder cancer, liver cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, …

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Partial Vs Total Knee Replacement in New Delhi NCR

26 July, 2014
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Partial Vs Total Knee Replacement Partial knee replacement surgery is performed to replace one segment of a knee that has been damaged. The replacement can take place either on the inside, known as the medial part or on the outside, known as the lateral part. This surgery basically aims at removing the damaged bone and …

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Discoid Meniscus: Knee Joints

12 May, 2014
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What is meniscus? Meniscus is a crescent-shaped piece of cartilage placed in the knee joint between thighbone and tibia. It acts as a shock absorber, allowing knee to easily bend and straighten. There are two menisci in the knee – one, on the inside of the knee called medial meniscus, and second, on the outside …

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Knee Joint Dislocation

6 May, 2014
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A Knee Joint Dislocation or Tibiofemoral Joint Dislocation is an extremely serious injury, imposing a threat to limb presence and its functionality. The dislocation occurs when the bone of the legs, tibia and femur, are out-of-place in relation to each other. The four major ligaments responsible for providing stability for the joint are anterior cruciate, …

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Genu Recurvatum: Knee Deformity

1 May, 2014
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Referred to as Knee Hyperextension or Back Knee, Genu Recurvatum is an extremely complex deformity of the knee-joint. Under this condition, the knee bends backward with an extensive extension in the tibiofemoral joint. It is mostly found in women. Genu Recurvatum ranges from mild, moderate, to severe. Athletes are at an enhanced risk of developing …

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Genu Valgum or Knock Knee: Abnormal condition of the legs

29 April, 2014
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About Genu Valgum Knock Knee, medically known as Genu Valgum, is an abnormal condition of the legs where the patient is unable to join the knees and the ankles at the same time. This condition, usually found in children aged 3 years, and more common in girls than in boys, often disappears when they reach …

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Bipartite Patella (Knee Flexion Deformity)

28 April, 2014
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What is bipartite patella? A knee flexion deformity is the inability of a knee to move through its normal range of motion, or fully straighten. It is also referred to as flexion contracture. The normal active range of motion of the knee is between 0 degrees extension and 140 degrees flexion. People with flexion deformity …

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Knee Injury: Medial collateral ligament (MCL)

23 April, 2014
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Medial collateral ligament (MCL)  After that wonderful football match last evening, do you now feel your knee hurts when touched? You doubt it’s swollen today morning. Possibly you would have injured your knee ligament while locked in that fight with your opponent. Read on to find more about medial collateral ligament injury of the knee. …

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Patellar Knee Dislocation

22 April, 2014
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About Patella Dislocation Patellar Dislocation is a condition where the patella or kneecap moves out of its original place. Patella, which lies in front of the knee-joint at the base of the femur (thighbone) may dislocate due to an external force or injury. This condition is common with athletes and adolescent women. The dislocation causes …

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Synovitis Knee: Inflammation of the Synovial Membrane

22 April, 2014
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Knee Synovitis or Synovitis Knee is a secondary condition that generally develops due to another condition such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout, or due to an injury to the knee-joint or cancer. It refers to the inflammation of the synovial membrane, which lines and lubricated the knee-joint. Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a more severe …

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)

21 April, 2014
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What is patellofemoral pain syndrome (Runner’s Knee)? Patellofemoral pain syndrome refers to pain in front of the knee. It is most commonly seen in teenagers, athletes (runner’s knee) and manual labourers. The kneecap has a cartilage underneath that acts as a natural shock absorber. The disorder is generally also referred to as chondromalacia patella, or …

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Knee Pain and Joint Replacements (Arthroplasty)

20 March, 2014
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What is a Knee pain? Knee pain defines the soreness that emerges in and around one’s knee joints. The pain intensity can differ depending upon age, cause and the stage of the syndrome. What are the causes? Injuries Ligament Sprains Tear of Menicus Diseases Knee osteoarthritis Gout  Inflammations Bursitis of the knee Tendinitis Deformities Genu …