What is Patellar knee replacement?

What is Patellar knee replacement?

In this video, Dr. Ramneek Mahajan, Director - Orthopedics & Joint Replacement, Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi, will talk about patellar knee replacement. He discusses that literature reports that some people complain of anterior knee pain. Many of the surgeons have started replacing the patella with the patella button hoping that the anterior knee pain would get better. But it has been reported that anterior knee pain continues even after patella replacement. Dr. Mahajan further says that if the patella is healthy then there is no need to resurface it. If the patella cartilage is eroded then a patella replacement is done. He also states that the replacement of patella also depends upon the thickness of patella.

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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