• Hip Replacements
  • Knee Joints
  • Knee Replacements

DR ROBERT BARROW

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON MORNINGSIDE

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Protocol for Knee Replacement:

Patients will have a history taken and be clinically assessed by Dr. Barrow.

If a knee replacement is deemed appropriate, then a full explanation of the procedure, implants used and rehabilitation protocols will be discussed.


Pre- Operative Assessment:


A pre -operative MRI scan / CT scan is required if the knee replacement is to be done using Patient Specific Instrumentation. Patient Specific Instrumentation takes 4 weeks to plan and produce the specific instruments.


Operation:


Post-Operative Rehabilitation:


Most patients will be ready for discharge on Day 3 or 4 post- operation but depends on the individual patient's physical status.


Post-Discharge protocol:

At 2 weeks post surgery: Dr. Barrow to review wound as an outpatient
At 6 weeks post surgery: Dr. Barrow will do clinical assessment and a control X-Ray

The Physiotherapists will review patients at 2, 4and 6 weeks.

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