Knee arthroplasty surgical procedure

knee arthroplasty or knee replacement surgery is usually recommended to patients to relieve pain and restore normal function caused by damage or deterioration of the knee. This procedure is offered to patients who had not had success or experienced relief with other form of non-surgical treatments.

knee arthroplasty

The most common reasons for knee arthroplasty include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bone dysplasias
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Knee injury
  • Knee deformity

In general, there are two types knee arthroplasty:

  • Total knee replacement – both sides of the knee joint are replaced; and
  • Partial knee replacement – one side of the joint is replaced

PROGRAM:

EVALUATION, LABORATORY TESTS, IMAGING, AND SURGICAL PROGRAMS:

EVALUATION:

  • Initial evaluation, consultation, and clinical history review
  • Medical consultation with orthopedics medicine and rehabilitation specialist
  • Medical consultation with anesthesia specialist

LABORATORY TESTS:

Clinical laboratory research tests and analysis of the following:

  • Urinalysis tests
  • Creatinine test
  • Glycaemia test
  • Hemoglobin test
  • White blood count (WBC) test
  • Erythrocyte Sediment rate test
  • Leukogram test
  • Erythrocyte test
  • Sediment Rate test
  • Blood Group and RH Factor test
  • Serology VDRL test
  • Bleeding time tests
  • HIV test

IMAGING:

  • Chest X rays
  • Knee X ray
  • Regional MR

SURGERY:

  • Anesthesia surgery
  • Therapeutic knee arthroplasty including prosthetic implant
  • Biopsy of surgical sample;
  • Hospital accommodation (10 days); and
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Medical report, conclusions and recommendations

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • The above program does not include medications for certain conditions such as
    depression, blood coagulation, etc.
  • Medicaments, fluids, blood and derivatives to be used, as well as additional procedure(s)
    performed not included in the exact treatment would be invoiced
    separately on upon the conclusion of said treatment / procedure(s)

ACCOMMODATION:

Private room with the following features:

  • Electronic patient bed
  • Equipment for disabled patient
  • Oxygen hookup
  • Three à la carte meals taking into account the patient’s preferences and / or special diets prescribed by physician
  • Fully equipped private bathroom
  • Infirmary and nursing care
  • Colour TV with national and international channels
  • Local and international phone services (extra cost will apply)
  • Safe box
  • Internet service on every floor
  • Laundry services

ADDITIONAL SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

  • Assistance in visa issuance and extension (If needs be)
  • Each patient/ companion will be assigned a multi-lingual field member with the mandate of attending to all of our patients’ translation and personal needs;
  • 20 hours internet service;
  • Local airport pickup and drop off; and
  • Hospital pickup and drop off (if needed)

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