Knee arthroplasty in IsraelThe knee joint - a joint connecting the knee, femur and tibia. Diseases of the knee joint is significantly lower quality of life, and sometimes even make it impossible for the motor function of limbs.

The destruction of bone and cartilage, which consists of the knee joint may occur for several reasons:

  • osteoarthritis;
  • Rheumatism;
  • Knee injury;
  • Failures of metabolic processes in the body.

Unfortunately, conservative treatment in most cases, does not bring the expected results. More often than not completely restore the functionality of the knee joint is possible only if it arthroplasty - operations, which results in the complete / partial replacement of the damaged knee.

Since the operation of prosthetic knee joint is a very complex and responsible, many patients prefer to spend knee arthroplasty in Israel.

There are several reasons why the orthopedic clinic of Israel recognized among the best in the world.

  1. Firstly, the very high level of training of doctors. Using the most modern survey techniques and joint replacement, including minimally invasive surgery.
  2. Secondly, a great technical base, ultra-precise modernized equipment. The use of very high-quality implants that can serve 15-20 years.
  3. Thirdly, a more affordable price level for arthroplasty in Israel than a similar treatment in clinics in the US and Europe.

There are certain indications, the presence of which is performed knee replacement in Israel:

  • osteoarthritis;
  • Osteoarthritis;
  • arthritis;
  • Aseptic necrosis;
  • joint injury.

Depending on the extent of the knee injury, the doctor prescribes a full or partial replacement. Partial knee replacement in Israel is considered less complicated rehabilitation period is shorter than the full prosthetic joint. In both cases the operation is performed with the use of anesthesia (general or epidural). At the same worn-out and damaged parts of the joint are removed and in their place are implanted prostheses of high quality biocompatible materials and alloys.

Total Knee Replacement in Israel

The need for a total knee replacement in Israel is revealed as a result of the diagnosis. Examination of the patient includes a list of laboratory tests, x-ray of joints and lungs, heart cardiogram, an anesthesiologist and orthopedic consultation. When the survey behind the doctor selects a patient prosthesis. The choice of prosthesis is based on the individual characteristics of each patient. Select appropriate prosthesis size is taken into account the patient's weight and other important factors.

Properly selected prosthesis is able to provide a painless, comfortable and smooth movement of the limbs. Endoprosthesis fixed by means of bone cement. Procedure takes no more than three hours. Clinics provide quality assurance for medical treatment in Israel.

Partial Knee Replacement in Israeli hospitals

This is a more gentle operation, which leads to an improvement in the natural movement of the joint. Partial replacement is carried out in the event that damaged only one side of the knee joint. Preference is given to such an operation, the elderly, who lead a regular life, without exposing his knees excessive exercise. Otherwise it may require reoperation. Young people are more inclined to total replacement because it will withstand the various loads.

Rehabilitation and restoration of motor function of the knee

Moving the joint the patient may have the next day after surgery for knee replacement in Israel . Notable improvements come about a month after the procedure. During this period, the patient is walking with a walker or crutches. Six weeks later the patient begins to move independently. It helps to recover physical therapy, exercise and massage.

Watch the video by Elena Malysheva Transaction knee replacement.