• incisions
  • MAKO's original technical team (Rony Abovitz, Arthur Quaid Ph.D., Hyosig Kang Ph.D., Lou Arata, Ph.D., and others) demonstrated a number of breakthroughs in robotics and controls, enabling a haptic robotic system (6dof) to perform accurate bone shaping through minimally invasive incisions (knee and hip). (wikipedia.org)
  • Fractures
  • The radiograph (see p 691 ) shows osteoarthritic changes in both knee joints and hypertrophic non-union of fractures of upper third of tibia. (bmj.com)
  • The diagnosis is non-union of bilateral symmetrical stress fractures of the tibia associated with osteoarthritis of the knee. (bmj.com)
  • 2- 4 The diagnosis of these fractures is often masked in early stages because of improper radiographs, which focus only on the knee joint and do not show the tibial diaphysis. (bmj.com)
  • arthroscopic
  • Dr Ashok Rajgopal is an Indian orthopaedic surgeon, credited with close to 15,000Arthroscopic and over 28,000Total Knee Arthroplastic surgeries and reported to be one of the most experienced in his field in India. (wikipedia.org)
  • joints
  • The knee is one of the most easily injured joints. (toc.md)
  • It is intended as a means of breaking up adhesions (scar tissue) of or about spinal joints (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, or pelvic regions), or extremity joint articulations (i.e., knee, shoulder, hip) to which painfully restricted range of motion significantly limits function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diffuse PVNS affects the entire synovium and typically occurs in large joints such as the knee or hip. (wikipedia.org)
  • previous arthrodesis of the ipsilateral hip or knee or severe deformities of these joints. (wikipedia.org)
  • corrects
  • The ideal treatment described for such cases is by using a modular total knee arthroplasty that corrects the malalignment at the knee joint and converts the tension stresses across the proximal tibia into compression forces. (bmj.com)
  • minimally
  • A minimally invasive procedure in which the surgeon inserts a tiny camera through a small incision in the knee and views the joint on a video monitor. (nwh.org)
  • Ligaments
  • Ligaments connect our knee bones together. (toc.md)
  • The ligaments and muscles surrounding the new knee joint will give it support and assist in functions, such as rolling and gliding as the knee bends. (osmifw.com)
  • relieve pain
  • The procedure is performed to relieve pain, improve function and prolong the life of the knee. (nwh.org)
  • damage to the knee
  • This procedure is done when damage to the knee is limited to one side of the joint, a condition called single compartment degenerative disease. (nwh.org)
  • Orthopaedics
  • A keen academician Dr. Rajgopal is a much sought after speaker at several international and national conferences and has been an invited speaker at the Harvard Knee Course in 2013.He has also chaired several orthopaedics conferences both in India and abroad. (wikipedia.org)
  • is an American orthopaedic surgeon, Founder and Director Emeritus of the Massachusetts General Hospital Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory, and creator of the Advances in Arthroplasty course held annually since 1970. (wikipedia.org)
  • pain
  • This is a Custom Video done for Bon Secours by The Health Journal David Vincent, MD, discusses the benefits of using arthroplasty to reduce back pain and disability while preserving motion. (purzuit.com)
  • 69-year-old man with debilitating knee pain which prevents him from walking for exercise. (maineortho.com)
  • He reports increasing pain in his knee and requires narcotic pain medication for relief. (maineortho.com)
  • Hip replacement is usually considered only after other therapies, such as physical therapy and pain medications, have failed. (wikipedia.org)