Total knee replacement
- One of the commonest elective surgery performed nowadays in Orthopedics
- Knee joint is a hinge-type joint formed by lower end of thigh bone and upper end of shin bone
- In TKR, the damaged knee joint is replaced by artificial material (metal shell and metal stem with a plastic component between).
- Pain relief as well as deformity correction
- Early mobilisation and rehabilitation
- Modern implants and equipments
- Improved outcomes; fewer complications