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Total Knee Replacement -Mumbai

Top Hospitals for Total Knee Replacement in Mumbai

Nanavati Hospital

Vile Parle,Mumbai

350 Beds

   

Summary:

  • Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital has been at the forefront of healthcare for 65 years.
  • Provides comprehensive care through research and education and adhering to the national and global standards in healthcare

Dr. Ashish Agarwal

Joint Replacement Surgeon

27 Years of practice

Jupiter Hospitals

  Thane, Mumbai

   352 Beds

   

Summary:

  • Offers clinical services in over 50 departments.
  • Centre of Excellence for Endoscopy, Orthopaedics, Neuro Sciences, Cardiology, Renal Transplantation.

Dr. Ashish Phadnis

Joint Replacement Surgeon

Fortis Hospital, Mulund

  Mulund,Mumbai

  300 Beds

      

Summary:

  • Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India.
  • The most appropriate imaging technology is used with accurate diagnosis of any specific orthopedic condition.

Dr. Nikhil Iyer

Joint Replacement Surgeon

14 Years of practice

Thunga Hospital, Malad

  Malad , Mumbai

   150 Beds

Summary:

  • Featuring state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and intensive care facilities, the hospital is a one-stop medical center for patient care.
  • Provides highly specialized services in areas of orthopedics, cardiology, nephrology and others.

Dr Sanjay Desai

Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years of practice

CritiCare Hospital

  Andheri West, Mumbai

  100 Beds

Summary:

  • Department of Bone and Joint have globally trained strong team of highly skilled orthopaedic surgeons to provide specialised care for knee and joint replacement to Complex poly-trauma surgeries and sports injuries.

Dr Sanjay Desai

Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years of practice

Apex Hospital

  Borivali , Mumbai

  51 Beds

   

Summary:

  • The Orthopedics Department offers a range of medical, surgical and physical services for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries or disorders

Dr Sanjay Desai

Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years of practice

Hinduja Surgical

  Khar , Mumbai

   130 Beds

Summary:

  • Fully equipped to handle a broad spectrum of Surgical services, including cosmetic surgeries to complex joint replacements, cardiac and keyhole surgeries
  • Provide you with the finest medical care and service

Dr Sanjay Desai

Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years of practice

Zen Hospital

  Chembur East, Mumbai

   110 Beds

Summary:

  • Orthopedic Surgery department offers advance treatment services, dedicated & well modern equipment.
  • Latest cutting edge technology in terms of equipment, operating rooms, recovery areas and advanced Physical therapy facilities.

Dr. Nikhil Iyer

Joint Replacement Surgeon

14 Years of practice

Belle Vue Hospital

  Andheri West , Mumbai

  30 Beds

Summary:

  • Provides all specialty consultative in-house and outpatient medical care at very reasonable costs, through a Nursing Home, Intensive Care unit, Surgical theatres, diagnostic laboratory, non invasive cardiac diagnostics and radiological and ultrasound imaging services.

Dr Sanjay Desai

Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years of practice

Sai Hospital

  Goregaon, Mumbai

  30 Beds

Summary:

  • Prefer advanced treatment methods based on the problems by providing comprehensive care
  • Uses latest treatment options that allow you to get immediate relief from severer chronic joint problems.

Dr. Nikhil Iyer

Joint Replacement Surgeon

14 Years of practice

Currae Speciality Hospital

  Thane , Mumbai

  50 Beds

Summary:

  • Dedicated Surgical Specialty Centre for Joint Replacement, Spine, Arthroscopy, Laparoscopic,Cancer and others

Dr Sanjay Desai

Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years of practice

Jaslok Hospital

  Pedder Road, Mumbai

  352 Beds

Summary:

  • Dedicated to delivering world-class care and management of diabetes, related metabolic diseases, and endocrine disorders.
  • Provides Super-specialty clinics, In-patients facilities, Diabetes-related surgeries,all diabetes-related complications assessment, etc.

Dr Sanjay Desai

Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years of practice

Trinity Hospital

  Borivali , Mumbai

  70 Beds

Summary:

  • Aims to provide world-class, evidence-based treatment for various orthopedic disorders and sports injuries.
  • Committed to deliver patient centered, High value World Class Quality Health Care

Dr Sanjay Desai

Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years of practice

Guru Nanak Hospital

  Bandra, Mumbai

  120 Beds

Summary:

  • Comprehensive care in Cardiology, Oncology, Neurosciences, Bariatric Surgery, Orthopaedics, Kidney Transplant, Minimal Access.
  • Equipped with high-class cutting edge Technology.

Dr Sanjay Desai

Joint Replacement Surgeon

28 Years of practice

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About Total Knee Replacement

Knee joint replacement is a surgery to replace a knee joint with a man-made artificial joint. The artificial joint is called a prosthesis. Alternative names can be Total knee replacement, Knee arthroplasty, Knee replacement – total, Tricompartmental knee replacement, Subvastus knee replacement, Knee replacement – minimally invasive, Knee arthroplasty – minimally invasive, TKA – knee replacement, Osteoarthritis – replacement, OA – knee replacement.

The most common reason to have a knee joint replacement is to relieve severe arthritis pain. Your doctor may recommend knee joint replacement if:

  • You are having pain from knee arthritis that keeps you from sleeping or doing normal activities.
  • You cannot walk and take care of yourself.
  • Your knee pain has not improved with other treatment.
  • You understand what surgery and recovery will be like.

Most of the time, knee joint replacement is done in people age 60 and older. Younger people who have a knee joint replaced may put extra stress on the artificial knee and cause it to wear out early and not last as long.

Diagnosis:

  • The doctor takes a detailed history and performs a clinical examination of the knee involved to check the range of motion, level of pain, etc.
  • The doctor might also make you walk to check the gait.
  • The doctor can advise an X-Ray and an MR Scan to know the exact condition of the bones in the joint, whether its cartilage or any other structural changes required around the knee joint.

Damaged cartilage and bone are removed from the knee joint. Man-made pieces are then placed in the knee.

These pieces may be placed in the following places in the knee joint:

  • The lower end of the thigh bone — This bone is called the femur. The replacement part is usually made of metal.
  • The upper end of the shin bone, which is the large bone in your lower leg — This bone is called the tibia. The replacement part is usually made from metal and a strong plastic.
  • The back side of your kneecap — Your kneecap is called the patella. The replacement part is usually made from a strong plastic.

You will not feel any pain during the surgery. You will have one of these two types of anesthesia:

  • General anesthesia — This means you will be asleep and unable to feel pain.
  • Regional (spinal or epidural) anesthesia — Medicine is put into your back to make you numb below your waist. You will also get medicine to make you sleepy. And you may get medicine that will make you forget about the procedure, even though you are not fully asleep.

After you receive anesthesia, your surgeon will make a cut over your knee to open it up. This cut is often 8 to 10 inches (20 to 25 cm) long. Then your surgeon will:

  • Move your kneecap (patella) out of the way, then cut the ends of your thigh bone and shin (lower leg) bone to fit the replacement part.
  • Cut the underside of your kneecap to prepare it for the new pieces that will be attached there.
  • Fasten the two parts of the prosthesis to your bones. One part will be attached to the end of your thigh bone and the other part will be attached to your shin bone. The pieces can be attached using bone cement or screws.
  • Attach the underside of your kneecap. Special bone cement is used to attach this part.
  • Repair your muscles and tendons around the new joint and close the surgical cut.

The surgery takes about 2 hours.

The surgery takes about 2 hours.

Always tell your health care provider what drugs you are taking, even medicine, supplements, or herbs you bought without a prescription. During the 2 weeks before your surgery:
  • Prepare your home.
  • Two weeks before surgery, you may be asked to stop taking drugs that make it harder for your blood to clot.
  • You may also need to stop taking medicines that can make your body more likely to get an infection.
  • Ask your provider which drugs you should still take on the day of your surgery.
  • If you have diabetes, heart disease, or other medical conditions, your surgeon will ask you to see the provider who treats you for these conditions.
  • Tell your provider if you have been drinking a lot of alcohol, more than 1 or 2 drinks a day.
  • If you smoke, you need to stop. Ask your providers for help. Smoking will slow down wound and bone healing. Your recovery may not be as good if you keep smoking.
  • Always let your provider know about any cold, flu, fever, herpes breakout, or other illness you have before your surgery.
  • You may want to visit a physical therapist to learn some exercises to do before surgery.
  • Set up your home to make everyday tasks easier.
  • Practice using a cane, walker, crutches, or a wheelchair correctly.

On the day of your surgery:

  • Get in and out of the shower
  • Go up and down stairs
  • Sit down to use the toilet and stand up after using the toilet
  • Use the shower chair

On the day of your surgery:

  • You will most often be asked not to drink or eat anything for 6 to 12 hours before the procedure.
  • Take the drugs you have been told to take with a small sip of water.
  • You will be told when to arrive at the hospital.
Post Procedure:
  • You will stay in the hospital for 1 to 2 days.
  • During that time, you will recover from your anesthesia and from the surgery itself.
  • You will be asked to start moving and walking as soon as the first day after surgery.
  • Full recovery will take 4 months to a year.
  • Some people need a short stay in a rehabilitation centre after they leave the hospital and before they go home. At a rehabilitation centre, you will learn how to safely do your daily activities on your own.

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