About Primary & Revision Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
What is it and how it’s performed?
Primary & Revision Hip & Knee Arthroplasty Overview
Primary total joint arthroplasty treats severe arthritis that does not respond to nonsurgical treatment. Revision total joint arthroplasty replaces primary total joint arthroplasty components with new ones. Carolina Orthopaedic and Neurosurgical Associates’ (CONA) total joint replacement specialists perform primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty.
How is primary & revision hip & knee arthroplasty performed?
During a primary total joint arthroplasty, a CONA total joint replacement specialist:
- Removes arthritic bone and cartilage
- Bonds plastic, metal and ceramic components to the bone to form a new joint
During a revision total joint arthroplasty, a CONA total joint replacement specialist:
- Removes primary joint arthroplasty components
- Bonds revision components to the bone to create a new joint
What conditions does primary & revision hip & knee arthroplasty treat?
Primary total joint arthroplasty treats severe arthritis that does not respond to nonsurgical treatment. Revision total joint arthroplasty treats:
- Loose implants
- Worn implants
- Stiffness after primary total knee arthroplasty
In rare cases, revision total joint arthroplasty is used to treat infected implants.
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with A Total Joint Specialist
Please make an appointment with a CONA total joint replacement specialist if you experience joint pain. A total joint arthroplasty may be the right treatment option for your condition.
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