Total hip replacement (also known as total hip arthroplasty) is a surgical procedure that replaces a worn native hip joint with a metal implant with the aim to provide pain relief and restoration of function. To ensure successful surgery this procedure is best done by an orthopaedic hip surgeon.
Revision Hip Replacement
Revision hip replacement surgery is complex surgery that may be required if your hip replacement has failed and is causing you pain and disability. The reasons why a hip replacement needs to be revised are multiple. Reasons for revision include polyethylene wear, loosening of implants, infection, recurrent dislocation and fractures (breaks).
Knee replacement surgery is recommended to patients who have a degenerate knee joint causing significant pain and disability. Often the pain is associated with joint stiffness and deformity. Most common cause for degeneration of a knee joint is osteoarthritis. Other causes include inflammation such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout...
Revision Knee Replacement
The reasons why a knee replacement surgery needs to be redone are multiple. Most commonly is due to loosening or osteolysis secondary to polyethylene wear debris causing damage to soft tissues and bone around the knee joint. Other common causes include infection, patellofemoral pain, instability, arthrofibrosis. It is very...
Realignment Knee Surgery
Osteotomy is an operation which changes the alignment of the lower limb. This is most commonly done for osteoarthritis that is localized to one area of the joint. Depending on the compartment of the knee affected, a controlled fracture is created either in the tibia just below the knee...
Arthoscopic Knee Replacement
Knee arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that allows direct inspection of the joint and its structures and treatment of several knee conditions. This is usually done as a day surgery procedure. Dr. Razvan Stoita uses knee arthroscopy to treat tears of the menisci (?cartilage?), disorders of the joint...