Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement

Total Hip Replacement THR and Total Knee Replacement TKR are very successful surgical treatment for arthritis of the hip and knee respectively.

Over the last several years hip and knee replacement surgery has evolved to a Minimally Invasive technique.

Advantages of Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement are

  • Less tissue trauma – muscles and tendons are avoided or separated, not cut
  • Faster and less painful rehabilitation
  • Smaller incisions and less scarring – two incisions of 1½ to 2 inches each, rather than one 10- to 12-inch incision
  • Shorter hospital stay – 1-2 days (vs. 3-5 days); some patients go home in less than 24 hours
  • Reduced blood loss and less need for pre-surgery blood donation
  • Faster return to work and daily activities

Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Incisions

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Incisions

Mr. Vishal Sahni

Consultant Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Surgeon

MB BS, MS Orthopaedics, FRCS Surgery Glasgow, M Ch Orthopaedics Liverpool FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedics, MFSEM Sports Injuries

Shoulder Disorders

Rotator Cuff Tear, Shoulder Impingement, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Frozen Shoulder, Shoulder Joint Replacement, Shoulder Instability.

Elbow Disorders

Tennis Elbow, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Elbow Arthroscopy, Biceps Tendon Repair.

Trauma & Orthopaedics

A bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken. It is a break in the continuity of the bone. While many fractures are the result of high force impact or stress, bone fracture can also occur as a result of certain medical conditions that weaken the bones, such as osteoporosis.

Hand & Wrist Disorders

Normal Hand Anatomy, Trigger Finger, Dupuytren's Contracture, De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery.

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