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Knee Replacement in India

Knee Replacement in India

Knee Replacement is also called knee Arthroplasty, it is a surgical procedure to replace the weight bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve pain and disability. ... Read More

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Treatments related to Knee Replacement in India

  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery Start from INR 192400
  • Knee Replacement Surgery Start from INR 125060
  • Knock knee surgery Start from INR 240500
  • Knee replacement- Bilateral Start from INR 298220
  • Revision Single Knee Replacement Start from INR 240500
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Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon
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Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon

Super Specialty
  • 1250 Number of beds
  • Gurgaon
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Doctors for Knee Replacement in Medanta - The Medicity, Gurgaon

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal

Senior Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Knee Surgery
  • 33 years of experience

Dr. Raman Kant Aggarwal

Director
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Arthoscopy and Sports Medicine,
Shoulder Surgery
  • 28 years of experience

Dr. Vipin Chand Tyagi

Associate Director
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Arthoscopy and Sports Medicine
  • 14 years of experience

Dr. Sumit Kumar

Associate Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Arthoscopy and Sports Medicine,
Knee Surgery
  • 10 years of experience
Shalby Hospital, Ahmedabad
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Shalby Hospital, Ahmedabad

Multi Specialty
  • 1700 Number of beds
  • Ahmedabad
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Doctors for Knee Replacement in Shalby Hospital, Ahmedabad

Dr. Vikram .I. Shah

Senior Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Foot and Ankle Surgery,
Knee Surgery
  • 35 years of experience

Dr. Rohit Damor

Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Hip Surgery,
Knee Surgery
  • 12 years of experience
Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai
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Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai

Multi Specialty
  • 750 Number of beds
  • Mumbai
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Doctors for Knee Replacement in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai

Dr. Shreyash Gajjar

Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Arthoscopy and Sports Medicine,
Knee Surgery
  • 20 years of experience

Dr Avinash Date

Consultant
Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon
Hip Surgery,
Knee Surgery
  • 22 years of experience

Frequently Asked Questions related to Knee Replacement

Knee Replacement Surgery

When can i do namaz post surgery?.

It is recommended after 6 weeks.

Will i go home with a bandage?

No, the bandage is removed after the surgery and a waterproof dressing is applied for 24 hours.

When can I start walking, climbing stairs and resume driving?

A person can start community walking within 2 weeks and can climb the stairs after 4-5 days and driving after 4-6 weeks.

What if i wait for some time and then proceed with the surgery?

Weight gain, decreased endurance, cardiac and pulmonary conditions are all concerns for people who put off joint replacement for too long.In patients who wait too long, the osteoarthritis deteriorates their function.

Why physiotherapy sessions are required post surgery?

It is not mandatory but if the patient is willing for physiotherapy he/she can take it for 2-3 weeks post-surgery. The physiotherapy is provided to the patient during hospitalization and the patient learns the exercises to be done post-discharge.

I am diabetic, hypertensive and a heart patient so what precautions do i need to take?

Diabetes doesn't seem to raise risks after knee replacement.Increasing age and history of cardiac disease increases the risk of cardiac complication after TKR.

If you have high blood pressure and if it is under control, there is no reason to worry about not having a safe and successful surgery.Even if your blood pressure becomes elevated during surgery you will be given intravenous medication to reduce it.

Consult your cardiologist if you are planning to undergo the surgery beacuse some medicine doses are modified accordingly.

What can I expect during recovery and rehabilitation from knee replacement? .

The patient is independent and ambulant within 4-5 days of surgery. Within 24 hours of surgery, the patient is made to stand.

What can I expect during recovery and rehabilitation from knee replacement? .

Patient is independent and ambulant within 4-5 days of surgery. Within 24 hours of surgery the patient is made to stand.

When can I start walking, climbing stairs and resume driving?

Person can start community walking within 2 weeks and can climb the stairs after 4-5 days and driving after 4-6 weeks.

How long will the surgery be?What are its different types and what kind of incision is given during the surgery?

The surgery lasts less than an hour. Its is of three different types.The standard incision most widely used in total knee replacement surgery is the midline incision.

For how many days do i need to stay in the hospital?

Typically, knee replacement patients are able to leave the hospital within 5 days depending upon the procedure, whether one knee or both the knees are getting replaced.

Will i go home with a bandage?

No, the bandage is removed after the surgery and a waterproof dressing is applied for 24 hours.

When can i do namaz post surgery?.

It is recommended after 6 weeks.

Why physiotherapy sessions are required post surgery?

It is not mandatory but if the patient is willing for physiotherapy He/She can take it for 2-3 weeks post surgery. The physiotherapy is provided to patient during hospitalization and patient learns the exercises to be done post discharge.

Will my implant be a problem if i am travelling because of the metal detection in airport security check?

All implants are MRI compatible. An implant card is given to the patient that can be shown at airport check.

I am diabetic, hypertensive and a heart patient so what precautions do i need to take?

Diabetes doesn't seem to raise risks after knee replacement.Increasing age and history of cardiac disease increases the risk of cardiac complication after TKR.

If you have high blood pressure and if it is under control, there is no reason to worry about not having a safe and successful surgery.Even if your blood pressure becomes elevated during surgery you will be given intravenous medication to reduce it.

Consult your cardiologist if you are planning to undergo the surgery beacuse some medicine doses are modified accordingly.

When can i do namaz post surgery?.

It is recommended after 6 weeks of the procedure.

I have heard that a revision surgery would be required. Is that true?

Usually the life of an implant is 20-25 years, hence the concern of revision surgery is not that bothersome

I am diabetic, hyertensive and a heart patient so what precautions do i need to take?

Diabetes doesn't seem to raise risks after knee replacement.Increasing age and history of cardiac disease increases the risk of cardiac complication after TKR.If you have high blood pressure and if it is under control, there is no reason to worry about not having a safe and successful surgery.Even if your blood pressure becomes elevated during surgery you will be given intravenous medication to reduce it. Consult your cardiologist if you are planning to undergo the surgery beacuse some medicine doses are modified accordingly.

Do i need to stop my current medication before I come to India for the surgery?

Consult your doctor one week before the surgery. You can also let the case manager know about the medications, they can double check with the treating surgeon.

What type of implants are used in this procedure? .

US made FDA approved implants are used.They are of two types coated and non-coated made up of cobalt.

I have heard that a revision surgery would be required. Is that true?

Usually the life of an implant is 20-25 years, hence, the concern of revision surgery is not that bothersome.

What is the latest technology in knee replacement?

Four recent technology includes Computer-assisted total knee replacement, Minimally invasive surgery, Painless surgery and Stichless surgery.

What if i wait for some time and then proceed with the surgery?

Weight gain, decreased endurance, cardiac and pulmonary conditions are all concerns for people who put off joint replacement for too long.In patients who wait too long, the osteoarthritis deteriorates their function.

Do i need to stop my current medication before I travel for the surgery?

Consult your doctor one week before the surgery. You can also let the case manager know about the medications, they can double check with the treating surgeon.

What is the latest technology in knee replacement?

Four recent technology includes computer-assisted total knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, painless surgery, and stitchless surgery.

How long will the surgery be?What are its different types and what kind of incision is given during the surgery?

The surgery lasts less than an hour. Its is of three different types.The standard incision most widely used in total knee replacement surgery is the midline incision.

For how many days do i need to stay in the hospital?

Typically, knee replacement patients are able to leave the hospital within 5 days depending upon the procedure, whether one knee or both the knees are getting replaced.

Knee replacement- Bilateral

Will i go home with a bandage?

No, the bandage is removed after the surgery and a waterproof dressing is applied for 24 hours.

What can I expect during recovery and rehabilitation from knee replacement?

Patient is independent and ambulant within 4-5 days of surgery. Within 24 hours of surgery the patient is made to stand.

আমি শুনেছি একটি পুনর্বিবেচনা শল্য চিকিত্সার প্রয়োজন হবে। এটা কি সত্যি?

সাধারণত একটি ইমপ্লান্টের জীবন 20-25 বছর হয়, সুতরাং পুনর্বিবেচনা শল্যচিকিত্সার উদ্বেগটি এতটা বিরক্তিকর নয়।

What if i wait for some time and then proceed with the surgery?

Weight gain decreased endurance, cardiac and pulmonary conditions are all concerns for people who put off joint replacement for too long.

In patients who wait too long, the osteoarthritis deteriorates their function.

When can I start walking, climbing stairs and resume driving?

Person can start community walking within 2 weeks and can climb the stairs after 4-5 days and driving after 4-6 weeks.

I am diabetic, hypertensive and a heart patient so what precautions do i need to take?.

Diabetes doesn't seem to raise risks after knee replacement. Increasing age and history of cardiac disease increase the risk of cardiac complications after TKR.

If you have high blood pressure and if it is under control, there is no reason to worry about not having a safe and successful surgery. Even if your blood pressure becomes elevated during surgery you will be given intravenous medication to reduce it. 

Consult your cardiologist if you are planning to undergo the surgery because some medicine doses are modified accordingly.

Will my implant be a problem if i am travelling because of the metal detection in airport security check?

All implants are MRI compatible. An implant card is given to the patient that can be shown at airport check.

For how many days do i need to stay in the hospital?

Typically, Hip replacement patients are able to leave the hospital within 7 days depending upon the procedure, whether one hip or both the hips are getting replaced.

How long will the surgery be?What are its different types and what kind of incision is given during the surgery?

The surgery lasts for 2.5-3 hours. It is of three different types. The standard incision most widely used in total knee replacement surgery is the midline incision.

How long will the surgery be?What are its different types and what kind of incision is given during the surgery?

The surgery lasts for 2.5-3 hours. Its is of three different types.The standard incision most widely used in total knee replacement surgery is the midline incision.

What type of anaesthesia is being given for the procedure?

Three types of anaesthesia can be given such as general anaesthesia, spinal or epidural and a regional nerve block anaesthesia. Your doctor will decide the most suitable type of anaesthesia usually combination is being used.

What happens during the procedure of bilateral knee replacement?

First an incision is being made in the front of your knees to expose the damaged area of joint. The size of standard incision  varies from 6-10 inches in length. At the time of surgery the surgeon moves your knee cap to the side and the other cuts a small amount of bone. At last the damaged tissues are being replaced with new metal and plastic components. These components combine to  form an artificial joint.

How long does it takes for bilateral knee replacement?

The complete procedure of bilateral knee replacement will take around 60 to 90 minutes to co complete.

How much time is needed for recovery after the surgery?

Most people are able to recover within 3 months of the surgery even though it may take upto 5 months or more.

What precautions you have to follow after surgery?

You need to wear compression garment or a bandage around your knees to improve the blood circulation. After surgery a physiotherapist will help you to bend straight and strengthen your knees and to walk with your new knees. Once you return home your therapy will continue for few weeks a after the surgery

When can i do namaz post surgery?.

It is recommended after 6 weeks.

What if i wait for some time and then proceed with the surgery?

Weight gain, decreased endurance, cardiac and pulmonary conditions are all concerns for people who put off joint replacement for too long.In patients who wait too long, the osteoarthritis deteriorates their function.

Will i go home with a bandage?

No, the bandage is removed after the surgery and a waterproof dressing is applied for 24 hours.

When you will be discharged after surgery?

You will be discharged from the hospital 2-3 days after the surgery.

What is the result of the surgery?

After recovery from the surgery your knees will be less painful than it was before. There will be a bandage placed over your knee and you will have to drain it to remove fluid from the joint. If urinary catheter is being placed then  doctor will remove it next day after the surgery.

How much pain is experienced after surgery?

You will definitely have some pain after the surgery but your team will make sure that you should have minimum pain. You will be given pain medications for managing your pain

Why physiotherapy sessions are required post surgery?

It is not mandatory but if the patient is willing for physiotherapy He/She can take it for 2-3 weeks post surgery. The physiotherapy is provided to patient during hospitalization and patient learns the exercises to be done post discharge.

Will i go home with a bandage?

No, the bandage is removed after the surgery and a waterproof dressing is applied for 24 hours.

I am diabetic, hyertensive and a heart patient so what precautions do i need to take?.

Diabetes doesn't seem to raise risks after knee replacement.Increasing age and history of cardiac disease increases the risk of cardiac complication after TKR.If you have high blood pressure and if it is under control, there is no reason to worry about not having a safe and successful surgery.Even if your blood pressure becomes elevated during surgery you will be given intravenous medication to reduce it. Consult your cardiologist if you are planning to undergo the surgery beacuse some medicine doses are modified accordingly.

What is bilateral knee replacement?

Bilateral knee replacement surgery involves one or two surgery in which both knees are being replaced at same time.

What are the types of knee replacement surgery?

There are two types of knee replacement surgery which is being decided by the degree of dysfunction of jointm

  1. Total knee replacement- This process involves replacing of the complete knee joint with an artificial joint, this procedure is best for obese patient having severe joint dysfunction

Partial knee replacement-This procedure is done only if one side of the knee is being damaged then this is recommended. This procedure is less extensive and it only involves small incision

I have heard that a revision surgery would be required. Is that true?

Usually the life of an implant is 20-25 years, hence, the concern of revision surgery is not that bothersome.

Do i need to stop my current medication before I come to India for the surgery?

Consult your doctor one week before the surgery. You can also let the case manager know about the medications, they can double check with the treating surgeon.

What is the latest technology in knee replacement?

Four recent technology includes Computer-assisted total knee replacement, Minimally invasive surgery, Painless surgery and Stichless surgery.

What type of implants are used in this procedure? .

US made FDA approved implants are used.They are of two types coated and non-coated made up of cobalt.

When can i do namaz post surgery?.

It is recommended after 6 weeks.

What is the right time to undergo knee replacement?

If you have by tired all the non operative treatment such as lifestyle remedies, physical therapies and injections then you should consult an orthopedic surgery for the surgery.

What is knee replacement?

Knee replacement is the surgery which is done for replacing a damaged, worn and diseased knee by using an artificial joint. This surgery aims to relieve pain and to restore the proper function or the knee joint.

How does the artificial knee replacement stays in place?

Artificial knee consist od metal and metal graded plastic known as polyethylene. There are two ways by which the components get attached to the bones one is by using the bone cement and the other is cement free approach in which a clear coating is being placed over the components which allows growth of the bone.

When can I start walking, climbing stairs and resume driving?

A person can start community walking within 2 weeks and can climb the stairs after 4-5 days and driving after 4-6 weeks.

Will my implant be a problem if i am travelling because of the metal detection in airport security check?

All implants are MRI compatible. An implant card is given to the patient that can be shown at the airport check.

What can I expect during recovery and rehabilitation from knee replacement?

The patient is independent and ambulant within 4-5 days of surgery. Within 24 hours of surgery, the patient is made to stand.

Do i need to stop my current medication before I travel for the surgery?

Consult your doctor one week before the surgery. You can also let the case manager know about the medications, they can double-check with the treating surgeon.

Why physiotherapy sessions are required post surgery?

It is not mandatory but if the patient is willing for physiotherapy he/she can take it for 2-3 weeks post-surgery. The physiotherapy is provided to the patient during hospitalization and the patient learns the exercises to be done post-discharge.

How long will the artificial knee joint last?

Artificial knee joint lasts for more than 25 years but if there is some wear and tear then it can affect its lifespan. In younger people revision is needed.

What is the latest technology in knee replacement?

Four recent technology includes Computer-assisted total knee replacement, Minimally invasive surgery, Painless surgery, and Stitchless surgery.

Knock knee surgery

Can knock knees be corrected in adults?

Yes, knoxk knees can be corrected in adults there is no age limit for it. The surgical technique varies according to the age, adults can get benefit from the surgery by correcting their deformity.

What is knock knee surgery?

Knock knee surgery is the surgery which is used for correcting the deformities of nose which do not get better with time. This procedure is used for straightening the legs by changing the angles of the bones. This is done by cutting and relining bone above or below knee.

Which anaesthesia is administered for knock knees?

This surgery is done mainly under general anaesthesia

Is knock knee a deformity?

Knock knee is a deformity in which knees angle touch each other and the legs are straightened. People who are having this deformity are not able to touch their knees together simultaneously.

How is knock knee surgery treatment?

Surgery for knock knees is not necessary in every case in some cases surgery is recommended if it is severe. Two procedures are mainly opted for surgery which are:

  1. Guided growth-In this surgery a small metal plates is being placed on the inner side of the knees which helps in correcting the growth with a time period of around 12months. After completing the treatment the plates will be removed.
  2. Osteotomy- In this surgery a thin wedge of bone is removed from legs so that they can be realigned in proper position and after that plates and screws are being used to fix bones in their new position.
  3. Knee replacement- In case of an knee replacement an artificial knee that has been aligned correctly will be used in replacing the knock knee.

Is surgery good for knock knees?

knock knees surgery slows the growth on the side which bend on the bone so that other side can catch up a small metal device is implanted on the inner side of the knees while the outer side of the knees continues growing and causes legs to grow straight.

What is the recovery like after knock knee surgery?

Your recovery will take around six months, you can start doing your physical activity after six weeks. Healing of the bone is necessary before the treatment.

What are the side effects of knock knee surgery?

There can be infection in the bone and the surrounding soft tissue and in some cases the pieces of bone fails to tie together.

How long does it take to heal from osteotomy?

You will need around three to six months to heal from osteotomy and around a year before you can participate in any vigorous activities such as Jogging.

How much time is needed for knock knee surgery?

It will take around one to two hours to complete the surgery

Is there any alternative treatment for knock knee?

In most of the cases it treats by itself when the child grows such as using medications, following weight loss regimen, regular exercises nad use of orthotics.

When I can drive after knock knee surgery?

You can drive after 2 weeks of the surgery if you are not taking any pain medications.

Are knock knees normal?

Knock knees remains outside the developmental growth which is caused by disease, infection or any other condition. If the angle of legs from hip fall outside the normal pattern with time it becomes worse and present on only one side of the body and this can be more serious.

Can this therapy be corrected without surgery?

For older people this treatment involves stretching or exercise but in older adults your doctor may recommend you for surgery.

What are the symptoms of knock knee?

Symptoms of knock knee are difficulty in walking, knee pain, reduce range of motion, foot pain, feet not touching and difficulty in walking and running.

How knock knee is diagnosed?

knock knee is diagnosed as physical examination of legs and gait. X ray and EOS examination will help in diagnosing this .The radiological image will help in diagnosing this deformity of the leg from hip to ankle which helps the doctor in locating the exact location and the axis of deformity.

Is Knock knee considered safe?

Any major surgery in which general anaesthesia is needed has some risks along with it. This surgery has minor risks such as blood clots and deep vein thrombosis which affects only a small percentage of people.

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