I should have named this video the "parts & procedures" of a total knee replacement because Dr. Thorpe does such a good job of explaining what is done during the surgery.
Watch it here: https://youtu.be/WcuTK9ZrYs0
Today we cover
-- Incision length and options,
-- preparing the joint for the implant,
-- types of anesthesia,
-- Custom VS Off the Shelf Knees,
-- long term results of TKR, -- Robotics, -- Choosing a surgeon, -- the "uni"(a partial knee), -- what knee knocking means, -- and advice on choosing a surgeon.
00:00 - Incision length and approaches
03:36 - The process of preparing the joint for implant
06:52 - Types of anesthesia
09:15 - Custom VS Off the Shelf Total Knee Replacements
12:50 - Long term results of TKR
13:35 - Robotic Surgeries
16:40 - Choosing a Surgeon
18:11 - the Partial Knee or “UNI”
20:09 - What does “knocking” in your knee mean?
20:50 - More advice for choosing your surgeon
If you missed Part 1, where we talked about
-- the 4 parts of the knee replacement,
-- cement vs cementless procedures
-- how heavy the replacement is
-- the different manufacturers of knee parts
-- "minimally invasive" incisions and surgery style (and what that really means)
here is PART 1
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