Revision Total Knee Replacement: Getting the Facts 

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about revision total knee replacement.

What are common knee procedures?

Knees can require treatment following an injury during play or normal activity, or as a result of an illness or disease, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon (NIH). Arthritis is a common condition that could lead to knee surgery, according to the NIH

Most surgical procedures on the knee are minimally-invasive, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsOff Site Icon(AAOS). Before surgery is considered, options such as immobilization, physical therapy, or drug therapy will be exhausted, according to the AAOS.

The AAOS states that when surgery is necessary, other procedures available include:

  • Partial knee replacement
  • Revision knee replacement
  • Total knee replacement

Talk to your doctor about common knee procedures.

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Source: Richard Davis II, MD, Premier Orthopedics; National Institutes of Health; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; National Institutes of Health