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How much do the components of a total knee replacement joint weigh?
Three pounds for the female specific petite replacement per knee. Source is my Orthopedic Surgeon, FVort Worth, TX.

Orthopedic Surgeons?
When a person has an injury to a joint, the services of an orthopedic surgeon may be required. Orthopedic surgeons treat conditions involving the musculoskelatal system. Sports injuries, congenital defects, tumors, degenerative diseases, and trauma are all problems an orthopedic surgeon may treat. Training to become an orthopedic surgeon is intensive and competitive. Typically, an opthopedic surgeon completes four years of undergraduate studies, four years of medical school, and a five year residency program. Candidates...

Do the orthopedic surgeons at Annie Penn Hos do anterior hip replacement?
Yes. One of our Orthopedic Surgeons at Annie Penn Hospital does perform the Anterior approach Total Hip Replacement. Dr. Harrison routinely performs these procedures on all his Total Hip Replacements. Wayne Mcfatter, RN, MSN Director of Surgical Services Wayne.mcfatter@mosescone.com

What is an orthopedic surgeon?
An orthopedic surgeon is a surgeon who specializes in the skeletal system and the problems that can affect it that require either surgical and non-surgical treatment. surgeon that relieves any musculoskeletal trauma(muscle), sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital conditions. as well as: Hand surgery Shoulder and elbow surgery Total joint reconstruction (arthroplasty) Pediatric orthopedics Foot and ankle surgery Spine surgery Musculoskeletal oncology Surgical sports medicine Orthopedic trauma They replace/fix any broken bones and...

Can a person sue for the doctor putting in a Zimmer total knee replacement?
Only if they can show either Zimmer or the Surgeon were negligent in doing so.

What is the training for being a surgeon?
Disect a monkey I am an orthopedic surgeon. It is a long process. 1. Four years of college 2. Four years of medical school 3. Five years of orthopedic residency 4. One year of fellowship That is 14 years of education after high school. Other surgical specialties, such as general surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, etc are similar in total length, but differ slightly in terms of length of residency.

Is a knee revision a total knee replacement?
A revision knee replacement is done when a knee replacement has failed (eg has loosened). If it was originally a partial knee replacement that was done, it will be replaced with a total knee replacement, if it was originally a total knee replacement, a new total knee replacement will be done. Approx 1.4% of patients require a repeat Total Knee Replacement, leg known as a Revision Knee Replacement

Is total joint arthroplasty the same as total knee replacement?
Total knee replacement is a type of total joint arthroplasty. Total joint arthroplasty could refer to any joint replacement.

Does the abbreviation THR stand for total knee replacement?
No. THR in that context would stand for total hip replacement. TKR would be the acronym for total knee replacement.

How many orthopedic surgeons are active in the United States?
The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons reports that in 2003, there are 15,853 active fellows, 1,829 resident members, and 2,240 candidate members, for a total of 19,922 orthopedic surgeons in the United States.

Is there any Doctors that 's done total knee surgery on someone that's had partial knee replacements?
Yes. I work in an Orthopedic office and many patients that have previously had partial knee replacements are candidates for a total knee replacement. In our office, many of the docs do not do partial knee replacements, especially in younger people because the chance of the cartilage on the other side wearing down necessitating a total knee replacement is quite frequent.

What is the total cost of a knee replacement?
The total cost of a knee replacement depends on such things as whether you have a total knee replacement or a partial knee replacement and the country in which you have the surgery. Please see the related question, under Related Questions, for more information.

Who gets Total joint replacement?
Total joint replacement is usually reserved for people over the age of 60

Work comp settlement for total knee replacement in California?
What is the average settlement for a workers comp total knee replacement

How much physical therapy do you have to have after a total knee replacement?
after total knee replacement therapy should be continue three months

How common is total knee ligament replacement surgery?
The surgery is not complicated, however a total knee ligament replacement surgery is not common.

What does a total shoulder replacement cost?
The average cost of shoulder replacement surgery is $10,000.

What is the cost of a total knee replacement in British Columbia?
The cost of a total knee replacement in British Columbia will vary depending n a couple of factors like age, and where you get the surgery done. The total knee replacement surgery costs about $18,000.

What causes a mushy material to form around a total knee replacement and cause it to fail?
i have knocking in the knee after total knee replacement is this normal

Icd9 code 81.51?
81.51 Total hip replacement Replacement of both femoral head and acetabulum by prosthesis Total reconstruction of hip

How can you correct scar tissue in knee after a total knee replacement you are still limping?
Early mobilization of scar tissue is very essential. If thick scars are performed a thorough consultation with your surgeon regarding what to do next is very important. Hope it helps!

What are the signs of a infection after a total knee replacement?
Leaking wound, fever, swelling and effusion around the implant are the signs of infection after a total knee replacement.

What is the cost of a total knee replacement surgery using a titanium knee replacement?
in medanta that is in gurgaon its with the total cost is 2.75 lakhs and it varies with hospital...

Can you sleep on a magnetic mattress pad after total hip replacement will the magets affect the surgery or vicea versa?
an you sleep on a magnetic underlay after a total hip replacement

Can plastic knee replacement cause copd?
My mother is 80, has COPD and is considering a total knee replacement

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