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Knee Replacement

Knee replacement is a surgery where damaged knee is replaced with a plastic or metal implant. The main cause of knee damage is arthritis of prolonged duration.

The surgery is performed under general anesthesia. An incision of about 10 inches is made on the knee and the damaged part is replaced with an implant after preparing the adjacent bone to receive it.

Pain medicines are prescribed after the surgery. Physical therapy and certain precautions are advised. Therapy is very important as the chances of incorrect implant fusion to the bones exist.

Certain activities are to be avoided during the recovery period, which is about two months, after which patients can resume normal activities including running and jumping.


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                        E-Da Hospital

                        Kaohsiung, Taiwan


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Chinese

                        E-Da Hospital is comparable to a five star hotel: there are masters' sculptures, paintings, the lingering sound of the piano, and the water show of Life Fountain at the entrance. Walking into E-Da Hos...

                        Sunway Medical Centre

                        Petaling Jaya, Malaysia


                        Accreditation: ISO 9001

                        Languages: English, Mandarin, Indonesian, Japanese

                        Sunway Medical Centre brings you a world class healthcare experience. A comprehensive range of medical services are offered by highly qualified specialists using the latest medical technology.
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                        Queen Fabiola Children's University Hospital

                        Brussels, Belgium


                        Languages: English, French, Dutch

                        Inaugurated in 1986, Queen Fabiola Children's University Hospital is the only Belgian university hospital entirely reserved for children's medicine : all is conceived for them and for their parents. F...

                        Carolina Medical Center

                        Warsaw, Poland


                        Accreditation: ISO 9001

                        Languages: English, Russian, German, Polish, Swedish

                        The Carolina Medical Center is one of the biggest and most modern orthopaedic hospitals in Europe. The Carolina Medical Center provides the highest standard of medical services to its patients, not on...

                        St. Luke's International Hospital

                        Tokyo, Japan


                        Accreditation: JCI

                        Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, French, Russian, Tagalog, Portuguese

                        St. Luke's International Hospital began in 1902 as a small clinic in Tsukiji, Tokyo, founded by Rudolph Bolling Teusler, a missionary doctor sent by the American Episcopal Church. It has since grown i...
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