Knee: Minimally Invasive Partial Replacement

In most patients osteoarthritis of the knee starts in the medial compartment of the knee and some notice their knee becoming bowed. If there is no arthritis elsewhere in the knee it is preferable to replace only the arthritic part.

Minimally Invasive Partial ReplacementThe advantages of a minimally invasive partial knee replacement compared to a conventional total knee replacement include:

  • Smaller incision
  • Less invasive surgery
  • Short hospital stay
  • Faster recovery
  • Full range of movement post op

 

 

 

Additional links & more information:

http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00585