Orthopedic and Joint Replacement

Cosmetic Surgery Hospital in Nagpur, India

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with a metal, plastic, or ceramic device called a prosthesis. The prosthesis is designed to replicate the movement of a normal, healthy joint.

Hip replacement surgery and knee replacement surgery are most common, but replacement surgeries for other joints, including ankle replacement and shoulder replacement, are also possible.

What are 3 key risks of joint replacement surgery

Are there any risks?

  • stiffness of the knee.
  • infection of the wound.
  • deep infection of the joint replacement, needing further surgery.
  • unexpected bleeding into the knee joint.
  • ligament, artery or nerve damage in the area around the knee joint.
  • blood clots or deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • persistent pain the in the knee.
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