Apollo Victor launches 100% accurate custom made knee surgery
The Department of Orthopaedics & Joint Replacements at Apollo Victor Hospitals, recently launched one of the world’s most advanced techniques in Knee Replacements to treat severe deformities & painful knees.
Elaborating the merits of this technique, Apollo Victor Hospital’s full time Joint Replacement Surgeon, Dr Rohan Dessai, said “Patient Specific Instrumentation/ Custom Made Joints are used to perform Total Knee Replacements (TKR) in patients with severe extra articular deformities which normally cannot be done by conventional Total Knee Replacements. Custom made replacement is considered to be the latest modality in doing a TKR in terms of accuracy, precision and surgeon friendliness and is proven to be superior to computer navigation.” The advantages of this technique performed at Apollo Victor Hospital, Margao can be summarized as: 1) Most accurate technique till date (100 per cent accuracy with no outliers), 2) Less time consuming than navigation, 3) Avoids complications of navigation like stress fractures, nerve injuries following pin placement. [NT]