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How to Choose the Best Knee Joint Replacement Prosthesis?

Jun. 19, 2019

As we all know, artificial knee replacement is one of the most effective and reliable methods for the treatment of advanced knee arthritis. However, for an elderly patient, artificial knee joint replacement techniques is not a non-invasive or minimally invasive surgery like a denture, but a major operation related to the lower body walking function, which requires higher preoperative preparation.


It is related to a very important issue: the quality of artificial prostheses. Proper prosthesis selection is the prerequisite and guarantee to ensure satisfactory surgical outcomes. So how do you choose a Knee Prosthesis? Let's explain it to you by the Knee Joint Replacement Techniques Manufacturer.


Partial Knee System

Partial Knee System


At present, there are many Knee Prostheses Types commonly used in clinical practice, and there are more than a dozen manufacturers. Firstly, the composition and classification of these knee prostheses should be known.


The knee prosthesis consists of the following three parts:


1. Femoral prosthesis: The surface replaces the end of the femur. The femoral prosthesis consists of a metal alloy.

2. Tibial prosthesis: instead of the inner surface of the tibia rubbing with the femur. The tibial prosthesis consists of a plastic with a metal alloy backing.

3. Humeral prosthesis: it can be single or two designs. The single design consists of plastic and the two designs consist of a metal holder and a plastic sheet attached to the bone. The plastic spacer provides a smooth surface on which the femur moves. The plastic spacer is usually attached to the tibial tray.


The key question is how to choose a knee prosthesis.


In general, the life of an artificial knee joint is 10-25 years. How to extend its service life is the key. The price of artificial joints varies depending on location, domestic production, imports, materials, etc. Is the price of the artificial joint high is the best? No. It may be very expensive or very cheap, domestically produced, not necessarily as imported. If it is suitable for you, it will be the best for you.