Unilateral vs bilateral knee replacement?

Unilateral vs bilateral knee replacement?

In this video, Dr. Ramneek Mahajan, Director - Orthopedics & Joint Replacement, Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi. He says that it is debatable because literature shows benefits of both unilateral and bilateral knee replacement. The type of knee replacement depends upon the patient’s condition. Genearally patient comes very late when both the knees are involved. Dr. Mahajan will also talk on whether one knee is done and other knee is also bad then he won’t be very stable and comfortable for the rehabilitation program. He also states that when one of the knee is very healthy then it gives support to the other replaced knee. He will also talk about the conditions when can be knee replacement done or advised.

Dr. Ramneek Mahajan

Dr Ramneek Mahajan is Obtained medical degree from Government Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra in 1997 Completed a Post-Graduation from Government Medical College, Aurangabad in 2003 and his advanced training Orthopaedic Fellowship in Singapore, Germany & Australia. Worked extensively in Primary Hip, Knee and Revision Joint Replacement. Took up the public position as Head of Orthopaedics at the Nova Specialty Hospital, Kailash Colony from 2010 to 2014. Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Fortis Hospital from 2009 to 2014.

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