Things To Know And Question To Be Asked To Total Knee Replacement Surgeon

by Gaurav Khera Spine Doctor

When the activities like getting out of bed in the morning, climbing stairs or going for a brisk walk cause you instant pain. If this is the matter with you, you must not overlook it and consult total knee replacement surgeon in Delhi. It might be a matter of concern or initial sign of getting older, but more importantly, it might be the time to consider the knee replacement. There are so many things to consider when thinking about the knee replacement surgery such as assessing the condition of your knee bones, choosing the right knee replacement surgeon, question asking him to know about your prevailing condition and so on. We will discuss all here today. 

A total knee replacement could be a blessing in disguise if you are experiencing severe pain in the largest joint of your body. When you consult the knee replacement surgeon, he will properly assess and evaluate the trouble with the range of motion, function, stability and the amount of deterioration or depreciation in knee bones. Once everything is analyzed, total knee replacement surgery will follow. 

Total knee replacement surgery is quite successful these days

The good news for the patient expecting a better result from the knee replacement surgery is that latest method and modern technology have made it possible for the surgeon to bring forth a higher percentage of successful knee replacement operation. The credit goes to the robotic-assisted surgery and other new methods or tactics for receiving a better and satisfying outcome with minimum scarring and downtime. 

How does the surgeon perform total knee replacement surgery?

The surgeon usually takes 2-3 hours to perform total knee replacement surgery. During the surgery, the orthopedic surgeon removes damaged cartilage and bone before appropriately fitting the replacement joint, called an implant. The surgery can be performed with the latest method, called robotic-assisted technology. 

Using this robotic-assisted device, the surgeon can get the most precise measurements, ensuring that your implant is perfectly fitted. It also assists with bone resurfacing and the removal of cartilage. 

Questions to ask your doctor/surgeon before knee replacement

Here is the list of some of the questions that you should ask the doctor before the knee replacement surgery.

    • How do I know that knee replacement surgery is right for?

    • What is minimally invasive knee surgery?

    • What should I do before the surgery to ensure surgery will be successful for me? 

    • What type of replacement would be ideal or benefit me?

    • What will be the total cost of the surgery?

    • Does insurance cover all the cost or just some?

    • What are the risk and complication involved in it?

    • Do I need to curb the intake of any medicine before the surgery?

How to choose the right surgeon for knee surgery?

Choosing the right total knee replacement surgeon in Delhi is all about knowing more about him and his credibility as a doctor, surgeon, and person. Apart from these the reputation and skill of the surgeon are inevitable factors. It is recommended to prefer highly-experienced surgeon for the knee replacement surgery. 

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