It is a Total Knee Replacement also known as "Outpatient Knee Replacement", "Rapid-Recovery Knee Replacement,", and "Ambulatory Knee Replacement.", where patient can be discharged home on the same day after surgery. The post-surgical recovery is fast with minimal pain and complications due to the minimally invasive technique.
The surgery is performed by using a minimally invasive technique where the muscles and tendons surrounding the knee are spared while inserting a knee replacement implant through a 3 to 5 inches long incision. Patient is discharged on the same day after surgery and prescribed pain medications to avoid any complications and discomfort.
Same-Day Knee Replacement is not an age specific procedure. The procedure is suitable for anyone suffering from constant knee pain, inability to walk or stand and limited knee movement after failed medication therapy and physiotherapy.