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
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