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Knee replacement Poland - All you need to know

Knee replacement Poland definition

Knee replacement is also known as a knee arthroplasty, That is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint, which causes pain and discomfort. The main effect after knee replacement surgery is pain relief. The knee joint is usually replaced with an artificial joint, which is made of the combination of metal and plastic. There is some knee replacement surgery types, like total knee replacement (known ass TKR), partial knee replacement (known as UKA), Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery (recognized as MIS), and the Revision knee replacement surgery.

 

Benefits of knee replacement Poland

  • 90% of our patients report excellent feedback, they claim that after knee replacement surgery Poland they benefit from:
  • freedom from pain
  • improved mobility
  • improved quality of life
  • returning to daily activities
  • no more pain waking you at night
  • no more deformity
  • no more stiffness
  • improved knee functions

Knee replacement Poland candidate

  • Surgeons recommend knee replacements for patients between 55 to 70 years old.
  • Patient should report pain and knee mobility limitations
  • Patient with disorders at knee functions
  • Patient with damage in knee
  • Patient who have tried on surgical treatments for physical therapy, weight loss, some exercises, and injections of hyaluronic acid, drugs treatment
  • Patients after trauma (fracture)
  • Patients with connective tissue disorders
  • Patients with obesity
  • Patients who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis

Knee replacement Poland procedure:

  • general anesthesia is given
  • the surgeon makes an incision down the center of the knee about 8 to 10 inches long
  • the doctor removes the arthritically damaged areas
  • surgeon resurfaces the kneecap, or patella, and attach a metal&plastic implant then attach it the femur and tibia and patella
  • the cushion is installed on top of the new tibia
  • surgeon tests knee’s range of motion straightens etc.
  • the doctor performs stitches at the incision.

Before knee replacement surgery

The patient will experience some medical test like:

  • physical examinations
  • the detailed medical questionnaire

Required medical tests

  • complete blood cells tests
  • blood type
  • urine test
  • kidneys and liver tests
  • electrolytes level
  • knee X-rays
  • chest X-rays

Length of knee replacement surgery 

Surgery average time is 90 minutes, surgery is performed under general anesthesia. Patients are put in deep sleep.

Stay in the clinic

3 days

Minimal stay in Poland

3 weeks

Back to work after knee replacement in Poland

6 weeks

Knee replacement Poland results

90% of patients claim pain relieve and better knee mobility

After knee replacement surgery in Poland

Generally, it takes 3 months for you to return to most activities. Doctors say that full recovery and pain relief is reached 6 months to 1 year after knee replacement surgery.  Healing and recovery time depends on patient health and condition before the procedure in Poland.

Knee replacement Poland risks and complications

  • blood clots
  • infections
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • shivering
  • aches and pains
  • discomfort
  • drowsiness
  • allergy to metal components
  • bleeding
  • wound infections
  • loss of motion in the knee
  • nerve damage
  • prosthetic failure
  • instability

Knee replacement abroad

If pain became your daily routine and you are fed up with it, that means it is high time to perform cheap knee replacement Poland. With Beauty Poland, you are given a chance to start a new life without pain! Our surgeons have long experience and cooperate only best manufacturers. We may organize for you also video consultation, so you may meet face to face your surgeon. Knee replacement abroad price starts from 5500 GBP and covers all examinations before surgery, new prosthetic, surgery itself, 3 days in the hospital and all necessary help and medications. Feel free to contact us to receive more details.

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