Ten Common Myths About When Is A Revision Surgery Required After Knee Replacement.

by Dr. Shailendra Patil Orthopedic Surgeon

Whether you undergo a Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement In Thane or conventional knee replacement, doctors ensure that the best-quality implants are used.

Thus, you get long-lasting, trouble-free results. The implants are designed to last 15 to 20 years or even more.

However, at times, the prosthetic breaks or wears out.

There could be several reasons behind it; the patient puts on weight, engages in high-impact activities, or excessive stress on the replaced joint. 

Symptoms that indicate the need for revision surgery

  • Excessive pain in the replaced knee joint
  • Infection
  • Reduced functionality of the knee
  • Diminished stability
  • Complete device failure
  • Fracture in the bone

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About Dr. Shailendra Patil Senior   Orthopedic Surgeon

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