Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement


The minimally invasive knee replacement procedure is same as a traditional knee replacement. The traditional knee replacement requires around 6 to 8 inches long incision. The patient size and the extent of the joint damage can sometimes determine the length of the incision. The cut allows the surgeon to fully visualize the joint, the diseased tissues, and the implants. Minimally invasive total knee replacement may also require a 3 to 4-inch incision, without cutting through the quadriceps tendons and muscles. Half the length of a traditional knee replacement incision. The surgeon can perform surgery through such a short incision because Read More …