It is an operation that consists in replacing the knee joint with a prosthesis in the case of gonarthrosis.
The total prosthesis is composed of the following parts: femoral part, femoral-tibial part and tibial part.
Before the intervention, a complete check-up is essential to eliminate any infectious outbreaks and risk factors.
This intervention lasts about one hour under general anesthesia, combined with localoregional anesthesia to reduce post-operative pain.
An ice bladder reduces pain and inflammation after surgery
Analgesics will be administered systematically and on demand.
Rehabilitation is mandatory the day after the operation for a period of time indicated by your surgeon.
A very special follow-up must take place throughout the postoperative period to eliminate any complications. In case of doubt, you should inform your surgeon.