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Custom made Hinge Knee Replacement

Custom made Hinge Knee Replacement

55 years old male presented to us with complaints of discharging Pus and unable to walk for 6 months.

He had a Motor Vehicle Accident and sustained Thigh bone fracture and had undergone plate fixation surgery elsewhere. His right knee got infected within few days of the surgery.

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On examination ,in addition to the pus discharge his Radiological evaluation revealed Osteomyelitis(Infecion in the Bone)

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To make him walk again he was planned with 2 stage surgeries.

On his first surgery Debridement (removal of Dead Bones and Tissues)+ Antibiotic Bone cement Spacer was done.ABC kept inorder to prevent infection.Massive amount of Dead bones were removed.So,he had a large amount of Bone loss.

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And now he is not a candidate for Regular Total Knee Replacement.

We had ordered a Custom(made to fit the missing bones) made Titanium prosthesis for his large Thigh and leg Bone defect.

After 3 months the 2nd surgery – Custom made Total Knee Hinge Knee Replacement was done by Dr.thiraviam and his replacement team,after removal of the ABC spacer.

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He had returned to his normal routine life in 3 days.

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