The knee joint is a compound joint with three small functional compartments:
Partial knee replacement, which is also called the Uni-Compartmental replacement, is a surgical procedure performed to replace only the damaged or diseased or worn-out compartment of the knee and not the whole knee joint. In this procedure only the damaged inner compartment is replaced, preserving the outer and kneecap compartment. By doing this the normal parts of the knee joint are untouched, which helps is early recovery and better knee kinematics and function. We are one amongst very few centers globally to do Computer Assisted Partial Knee Replacement surgery.
The Patello-Femoral or the kneecap Replacement is done when the wear and tear is limited to the knee cap compartment. Such isolated knee cap arthritis can occur after a previous fracture of the knee cap or a developmental abnormality involving the knee cap.
The partial knee replacement has quite a number of advantages when compared to complete replacement of the knee joint. The advantages arise from the fact that only a single compartment of the knee joint is replaced, keeping the rest of the knee intact. They are:
Dr. Raj Kanna has published a number of papers in International Medical journals on Partial Knee Replacement that include:
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