Knee Replacement in Turkey

2 clinic(s) offering Knee Replacement treatment in Turkey
Acibadem Healthcare Group - Orthopedic Surgery Center Verified

Acibadem has signed a cooperation agreement with Harvard Medical International which is a world famous institution in terms of medical education and services.

Treatment was great, Dr. Halker is a great knee specialist! I am only in Turkey every so often, but every time I have a problem I go to Acibdem. Acibdem is a top Hospital, it is better than most Western Hospitals.
January 2012
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17 more treatments
ROMOY Healthcare - Orthopedic Unit Verified

The entire orthopedic team at ROMOY includes proficient nurses, skilled physician assistants, caring nurse practitioners, expert surgical technicians, and an orthopedic outpatient staff that is dedicated to providing an empathetic and gentle experience for all our orthopedic patients.

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The services that i recived from ROMOY was very good and especially that realated to transport during the treatment.
February 2018
Hi ,The hospital and the treatment were excellent. I would like to thank you very much for all the high level services that you have given me, to your company, especially your adviser, Amira
February 2018
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What is Knee Replacement Surgery?

A knee replacement is a surgical procedure involving the replacement of the faulty knee joint with a prosthetic. During a total knee replacement, the end of the femur bone is removed and replaced with a metal shell. The end of the lower leg bone (tibia) is also removed and replaced with a plastic piece containing a metal stem. Depending on the condition of the kneecap portion of the knee joint, a plastic "button" may also be added under the kneecap surface.


A Good Candidate for Knee Replacement Surgery

Good candidates for knee replacement surgery include patients who may be suffering from the following symptoms:


· Severe knee pain that limits their everyday activities, including walking, climbing stairs, and getting in and out of chairs

· Patients who may find it hard to walk more than a few blocks without significant pain or need to use a cane.

· Moderate or severe knee pain while resting, either day or night

· Chronic knee inflammation and swelling that does not improve with rest or medications

· Knee deformity: a bowing in or out of your knee

· Knee stiffness: inability to bend and straighten your knee

· Failure to obtain pain relief from non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

· These medications, including aspirin and ibuprofen, often are most effective in the early stages of arthritis. Their effectiveness in controlling knee pain varies greatly from person to person. These drugs may become less effective for patients with severe arthritis

· Failure to substantially improve with other treatments such as cortisone injections, physical therapy, or other surgeries


Knee Replacement Surgery Procedure

Knee replacement surgery requires general anesthesia. Once you are under general sedate, an 8-12 inch incision is made in the front of the knee. The damaged part of the joint is removed from the surface of the bones; the surfaces are shaped to hold a metal or plastic artificial joint. The artificial joint is attached to the thigh bone, shin and knee cap either with cement or a special material. When fit together, the attached artificial parts form a joint, relying on the surrounding muscles and ligaments for support and function.