In simple terms it is the degeneration and loss of the protective cartilage (soft resilent tissue covering the ends of bone).
The tendons are arranged into three or four strips, which increases the strength of the graft. The surgeon stitches the strips together to hold them in place.
Knee replacement involves many calculations of correcting the deformities and correctly placing the components..
Limb correction is a gradual process, which lengthens and straightens bone and soft tissue so a limb can function as normally as possible. .
A hip replacement should be performed after conservative methods have failed and if a patient's quality of life and ability to perform activities ofdaily living is significantly affected.
Minimally invasive surgery has revolutionized many fields of medicine.