Robotic Bilateral Knee Replacement Surgeon in Jaipur, India

Total knee replacement is the most successful surgical procedure of modern era. Total Knee Replacement can be performed as unilateral (single knee) or bilateral (both knee together). An arthritis patient with single arthritic knee is the candidate for unilateral knee replacement surgical procedure. Bilateral surgical procedure is preferred for arthritic patients who have arthritis in both knees.

There are two types of bilateral knee replacement surgery:

1. Simultaneous Bilateral Knee Replacement

During this procedure joint surgeon replaces both the knee joints at the same time.

2. Staged Bilateral Knee Replacement

In staged bilateral knee replacement each knee is replaced after a gap of time, the second surgery may be performed as early as four days after the initial surgery, or several weeks or months later.
Bilateral Knee Replacement Dr. Anoop Jhuran

What are the benefits of a bilateral knee replacement?

The benefit of simultaneous knee replacement is that the deformity of both the knees is corrected at once. The overall rehabilitation time is a shorter, and there is only one hospitalisation. Patients also require only one anesthesia and pain relief in both knees is at the same time.

Disadvantage / complication of bilateral knee replacements

While modern anesthesia and pain techniques have revolutionised knee replacement surgery and made it safe and reproducible, bilateral knee replacement is offered only to patients who are medically fit and have good heart and lung reserves.
Bilateral (both knees surgeries together) surgery should be performed only at specialised centres by experienced hands as it ought to be completed efficiently, in time and without compromising patients safety.

Doctor Anoop Jhurani, Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Specialist and Director, Centre of Joint Preservation and Replacement Surgery, Fortis Escorts Hospital, specializes in best bilateral knee, hip replacement surgical results using latest pin less computer navigation system in joint replacement surgery, which is available only at Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur in Rajasthan. Doctor Jhurani has performed nearly 10,000 joint replacements, which include 1500 bilateral knee replacements and 1000 hip replacements.