Knee Replacement Surgical Options

Dr. Bassam Masri, MD, FRCSC, Orthopedic Surgeon, discusses Knee Replacement Surgical Options.

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Dr. Bassam Masri, MD, FRCSC, Orthopedic Surgeon, discusses Knee Replacement Surgical Options.
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Featuring Dr. Bassam Masri, MD, FRCSC, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Duration: 2 minutes, 58 seconds

Presenter: Dr. Bassam Masri, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Knee Replacement Surgical Options

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1

The knee is the largest joint in the body.

Explanation:

The knee is the largest joint in the body. It is made up of the femur (lower end of the thighbone), the tibia (upper end of the shinbone) and the patella (kneecap).

2

The most common cause of chronic knee pain is arthritis.

Explanation:

Arthritis is the most common cause of knee pain and disability, especially osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

3

There are three types of knee replacement surgery.

Explanation:

There are two types of knee replacement surgery: total knee replacement and partial knee replacement.

4

Patients usually stay in the hospital for a week after a knee replacement surgery.

Explanation:

Some patients can leave the same day as their surgery. After leaving the hospital, most patients begin a physical therapy program.

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Most knee replacements last more than 15 years.

Explanation:

Most knee replacements last more than 15 years. How long your knee replacement will last depends on how much wear-and-tear it is under on a daily basis.

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