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In a normal knee, four ligaments help hold the bones in place so that the joint works properly. When a knee becomes arthritic, these ligaments can become scarred or damaged. During knee replacement surgery, some of these ligaments, as well as the joint surfaces, are substituted or replaced by the new artificial prostheses. Two types of fixation are used to hold the prostheses in place. Cemented fixation uses a fast-curing bone cement (polymethylmethacrylate) to hold the prostheses in place. Cementless fixation relies on bone growing into the surface of the implant for fixation.

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However, your surgeon is the best person to tell you if this is what you need.

: This type of knee replacement uses implants that are not linked to each other at all.

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A small peg like structure known as the 'cam' is extended from the tibial to the femoral component, that is the shin bone to the thigh bone, which helps in better support and stability.

Although your doctor is the best person to tell you as to which type of knee replacement surgery would be the best for you, understanding these different approaches will definitely help you understand your doctor's advice.

The most common type of knee prostheses used in replacement surgery is cemented prosthesis which, is attached to the bone with a type of epoxy.

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While this new system of knee replacement has been available in Europe for a decade, this unicompartmental knee was approved by the FDA just over a year ago," said Dr.

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A total knee replacement (TKR) or total knee arthroplasty is a surgery that resurfaces an arthritic knee joint with an artificial metal or plastic replacement parts called the ‘prostheses'.

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The recovery is dramatically different and the follow-up data from Europe suggest that this prosthesis has better results, and fewer complications than other knee replacement systems (unicompartmental or total).

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Similar to hip replacement surgery, a knee replacement is indicated when you have advanced osteoarthritis of the knee joint and non-operative measures (eg. Weight loss, anti-inflamatories , physiotherapy etc) are no longer controlling your pain.

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The mobility and balance of the Oxford knee is unique and protects the knee from the breakdown and loosening we have seen in all other knee replacements, total or partial.

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"When I asked patients who had recently undergone the Oxford knee replacement, and who had had the experience of a total knee, or even a unicompartmental arthroplasty on the other knee to compare the surgeries, their response was: 'There is simply no comparison ...

for the replacement of the Spherocentric-type knee.

Which is why the surgeon links both the femoral and the tibial components of the knee using the hinge mechanism so that there is better support and stability.

: In the knee surgery using hinge replacements, the movement is limited to back and forth, however, in case of the rotating knee replacements the range of movement is much more wider as the patient can also move the knee inward and outward.