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Knee AVN treatment India

Have you been diagnosed with Avascular necrosis of the Knee? The knee is affected less frequently than the hip . You might want to know your treatment options. The treatment depends on whether it is primary or secondary Avascular necrosis. Secondary Avascular necrosis is often caused by steroid drugs. This young patient had Avascular necrosis…

I-Assist Verilast knee replacement

I-Assist knee boosts success of Knee Replacement India

Do you want a perfectly aligned knee replacement ? If you need a knee replacement in young age, it is very important to get perfect alignment.  The I-Assist knee will give you just that.  This new device allows accurate intra-operative positioning during surgery. Your knee replacement will then last longer. You don’t have to worry about another surgery later…

Both knee replacments India

Both knee replacements India. Are you looking to get both knee replacements done ? Rheumatoid arthritis and Osteoarthritis commmonly involve both knees. Many such patients want both knee replacements to be done. Is it safe ? Many studies have vouched for the decreased morbidity afer simultaneous replacement. Bilateral knee replacements are safe in young patients without cardiac…

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Arthritis knee – types and treatment in India

Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of any joint. It is characterised by the presence of swelling and pain over the joint. It usually affects elderly although Rheumatoid arthritis can affect younger individuals. Although there are more than 100 varieties, the three most common forms are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Another common cause in developing…

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Custom fit knee replacement India enhances success rate

September 20, 2018Custom fit  knee replacement was used for the first time in Chennai. Two ladies underwent knee replacement with custom fit instruments by Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam. Both middle aged ladies were suffering from arthritis for long.  They were severely incapacitated with knee arthritis. They had avoided a knee replacement earlier as results were not promising in…

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Oxinium knee launched in India

Genesis oxinium knee The Oxinium knee was first implanted in a young Dutch patient for the first time in south India by Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam in November 2008. Indications for knee replacements in Young   Two models in town Young patients suffering from Post traumatic arthritis, reumatoid arthritis can now benefit from Oxinium knees.   The Genesis…

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FAQ’s for Total Knee replacement surgery India

Your questions on total knee replacement surgery India. Q. Where can I meet the doctor? You can meet him at the following hospitals after prior appointment. 1) Clinic (MJRC clinic) #27, 1st avenue, Besant nagar, Chennai Time- 6- 8 pm. Tel- 9176640002 2 ) Chennai Meenakshi multispeciality hospital, Luz church road, Mylapore, Chennai- Tel- 044…

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DR.VENKATFRCS (UK), M.Ch Orth (UK), DNB Orth, MS OrthI am a Joint replacement surgery specialist in Chennai, India. My advanced training, focused approach and continuing education ensure high standards and quality of care for my patientsLearn moreChennaiPioneered Knee replacement in Young patientsDurable implants and smart tools extend the life of a knee replacement in young…

Mosaicplasty

Alternative to knee replacement in young patients Mosaicplasty is a procedure to treat small sized articular cartilage defects. In this procedure islands of articular cartilage are cored out from the non weight bearing portion of the knee. The defect is prepared by curetting it and stabilizing the edges, and its size measured. Cylinder shaped islands…