Knee replacement surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is usually necessary when the knee joint is worn or damaged, leaving mobility reduced and the patient in pain even while resting.
Knee replacement surgery is considered when all other forms of conservative treatment have been exhausted. The procedure involves removing all or part of the knee joint and replacing the damaged parts with an artificial joint. These artificial joints are made of metal and plastic.
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