All the patients with knee arthritis does not require total knee replacement. With the availability of Advanced technologies, it is possible to have partial knee replacement also known as UKR/ Microplasty. It is a minimally invasive surgery with great outcome where Patient starts walking from the same day of surgery. As there are no ligaments are cut, patient has feeling of nearly natural knee in contrast to total knee replacement.
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The UKA/UKR is a bi-cruciate retaining knee, meaning the healthy ACL and PCL are kept intact. Retention of the ACL is reported to result in better proprioception. We also offer a solution for the lateral compartment, based on over 400 CT knee scans, the Fixed Lateral Partial Knee was designed for optimal coverage of the lateral compartment and utilizes the Microplasty Instrumentation.
Many benefits of UKA/UKR versus TKA have been reported in studies such as: