Robotic Knee Replacement Advantages

Robotic knee replacement advantages and disadvantages

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One of the biggest developments in orthopaedic surgery in recent years has been the introduction of ‘robotic joint replacement’. The first misconception that we often have to clear up is that this development does not replace the orthopaedic…
recovery after robotic knee replacement

What is the recovery like after robotic knee replacement surgery?

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Robotic joint replacement surgery has been trending across the medical community in the last few years and is an example of how technology is transforming the way hip or knee replacements are being performed. The recent addition of the Mako…
robotic-assisted knee replacement in Bristol

Robotic-assisted knee replacement now available for Mr Webb’s Bristol patients

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Knee replacement techniques and instrumentation have undergone constant improvement since this type of orthopaedic surgery was first performed. The introduction of robotic-arm assisted technology is the latest development in this field and Mr…
knee replacement checklist

Now you can predict if your knee replacement will last

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Out of the many factors that can determine whether a knee replacement surgery procedure will work, one of the most important issues is the timing of the operation. While other considerations also have an impact – such as age, weight, health,…
best UK knee replacements

The best – and the worst – knee replacements have been revealed

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Due to an ageing yet active population and a leap in technology, more and more people are being given knee replacements. Patients are understandably more concerned with the skill and experience of their surgeon, but there is also a range of…
infection after knee replacement

Infection after knee replacement: new research could help identify those most susceptible

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Knee replacement surgery has become a common procedure, with over 110,000 of them carried out per year in the UK, and for the vast majority of people, it’s a pretty straightforward operation with nothing but benefits when the recovery period…
weight loss before knee replacement surgery

New study finds ideal weight loss target for obese patients before knee surgery

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If you’ve been classed as morbidly obese (which according to the NHS is a BMI of over 40) and you’re awaiting knee replacement surgery, you’ve already been told that losing weight is a must. Makes perfect sense: after surgery, your knee…
knee replacement longevity

New data reveals your knee replacement could last longer than previously thought

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Knee replacement surgery has become one of the most common procedures performed in the UK, with nearly 200,000 of them performed in England and Wales alone in 2017, and for good reason – we have an ageing population who still want to stay…
walking could delay need for knee replacement surgery

A brisk walk a day could delay need for knee replacement surgery

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If you suffer from knee OA and you’re worried that walking across the park or leaving the car at home when you nip to the shops is going to make matters worse, then think again: a new study from America claims that if older adults with the…
knee replacement risks

Aspirin found to be effective for preventing blood clots after knee replacement surgery

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It takes the edge off headaches, dulls toothache, makes period pains more manageable, helps you tackle colds and flu, and even be used to help prevent heart attacks and strokes. And according to a recent study from the University of Michigan,…