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Posted on Wed, 12 Jul 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I am trying to decide weather to have total knee replacement or partial. Can you help
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Answered by Dr. Aashish Raghu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Which knee compartment involved helps to make the decision

Detailed Answer:
Hi there

Thanks for the query

Usually partial knee replacement is done only when one compartment of the knee is arthritic and the other compartment is normal.

This can be confirmed on an Xray of the knee.

Usually total knee replacement has better life and prognosis post operative.

Please do upload the Xray so that we can take a decision on whether you will benefit from partial or total knee replacement.

I hope I have answered your query.

I will be available to answer your follow up queries.

Regards,

Dr. Aashish Raghu
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