Partial Knee Replacement

Advantages of Partial Knee Replacement

Following are some advantages of partial knee replacement

  • Quicker recovery
  • Less pain after surgery
  • Less blood loss
  • The only part of the joint is replaced

What is a partial knee replacement?

Partial knee replacement (called “unicompartmental knee arthroplasty” – UKA) is surgery that may be used to treat critical knee arthritis that affects only one part of the knee.
A knee surgeon may advise knee joint replacement if someone has:

  • Symptoms of knee arthritis, including knee pain and stiffness that holds them up at night or stops them from doing everyday activities

Read more about total knee replacement surgery

 

Dr.Lalit Modi

MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Gold Medalist,
Knee, Hip & Shoulder Specialist 10 Year Experience
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