Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into a joint....
Partial knee replacement simply means that only a part of the knee joint is replaced through a smaller incision than would normally be used for a total knee replacement.
A total Knee Replacement (TKR) or total Knee arthroplasty is a Surgery that resurfaces an arthritic Knee...
The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the major stabilizing ligaments in the Knee...
I graduated in Orthopaedic surgery in Sydney in 1985 and have been established in private practice since then.
From 1988 - 2000 I was a visiting medical officer at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, acting as Head of the Department of Traumatic & Orthopaedic Surgery between 1993 - 1995.
Dr Rowden is aware of the financial strain that surgery can sometimes impact on people who are already paying for private heatlh insurance and his operation gap fees, reflect that concern. Please feel free to discuss fees with his staff.
This means that part or all of your previous Knee Replacement needs to be revised.
Pain is the primary reason for revision. Usually the cause is clear but not always.
Your doctor may order imaging studies such as X-rays, MRI, CT, or bone scans once the decision is made to perform revision surgery.