Knee replacement surgery is usually necessary when your mobility is reduced and you experience pain even while resting. Adults of any age can be considered for a knee replacement, although most are carried out on people between the ages of 60 and 80.
Long Term Results of Total Knee Arthroplasty. The Effect of Surgical Approach
Authors: Dimitrios Giotikas, MD, PhD, Theophilos Karachalios MD PhD.
Publisher: Springers-Verlag, 1st ed. London,2015
In total knee arthroplasty (TKA)“surgical technique” usually refers to the type of surgical approach and the technique utilized for osteotomies and ligament balancing. The concept of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) was introduced in TKA following the MIS trend in many other surgical disciplines.