Revision Knee Replacment
What is Revision Knee Replacement?
Revision surgery is distinct from a primary total knee replacement, even though both operations aim to reduce pain and enhance function. It is a longer, more involved process that needs careful preparation, specialized instruments, and implants to achieve a satisfactory outcome.
When to go for surgery
Who needs a knee revision procedure? Anyone whose prosthetic knee implant fails due to trauma, wear, or infection in the vicinity of the implant may require a knee revision. The artificial implants used in geriatric knee replacement surgeries may last a lifetime.
In this treatment, your doctor replaces the old prosthesis'' components with new ones after removing some or all of them. Revision surgery is distinct from a primary total knee replacement, even though both operations aim to reduce pain and enhance function.
Post Surgery Care
For any surgery to yield successful results, the patients undergoing it are advised to have some post-surgery care to heal quicker and better. It is imperative to take the following points very seriously:
Use a walker for walking around
Exercise regularly as taught by the physiotherapist
Apply the cold treatment.
Follow the diet that is suggested.
Get the necessary rest and regularly consult with your surgeon.