Total Knee Replacement

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Patient profile

This 67 year old man was taking various non-steriodal anti-inflammatory medication which gave him only mild relief of his symptoms.  He complained of increasing pain on weight bearing and could only walk one block.

Pre-operative diagnosis:  

Severe osteoarthritis of the right knee with a fixed-valgus (knock-knee) deformity and complete articular collapse of the lateral compartment

Surgical treatment: 

Total knee replacement

Implant (prosthesis):  

New Jersey LCS™ total knee replacement

Surgical Outcome: 

The patient was completely relieved of pain and stated that he could ambulate for prolonged distances greater than six blocks.  He began playing golf and scored in     the low 90s.  His overall strength was excellent.

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