About knee replacement
Knee replacement surgery –also known as knee arthroplasty – involves replacing damaged knee joints with a prosthetic implant made from metal, ceramic and hard plastic. If the entire knee joint is damaged, you may require a total knee replacement.
If only part of the joint is damaged, you are more likely to need a partial knee replacement. Most prosthetic knee implants last between 15 and 20 years. Revision knee replacement is a surgical procedure to replace a worn out implant