Revision total knee replacement from Aseptic loosening

case-study4September, 2015 :

70 years old lady had total knee replacement on both sides 15 year back. Though she was carrying on well with her left side, her right knee started paining for last 1 year. Serial x-rays and blood test of the affected side showed non infected loosening of previously implanted components.


Revision total knee replacement was performed on left knee. Previous loose parts were removed and special new revision implants inserted. The patient was started on physiotherapy and is ambulated with walking frame.