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   The knee joint consists of the femur and tibia, as well as a round bone, located in the front of the joint. Since these two bones are covered with a smooth and elastic tissue (articular cartilage) they glide smoothly over each other inside the knee joint. Rest of the surface inside the joint is covered with smooth tissue called synovium, which produces synovial fluid, lubricating joints.

  After the transferred trauma or a disease work of a knee joint that causes pains when walking is broken, there are difficulties at movement in a joint. It occurs because articulate the cartilage collapses or wears out, both a big tibial and coxofemoral bone rub the friend about the friend, as causes pain.

  Often the only effective way of restoration of function of an extremity is the endoprotezirovaniye of a knee joint in Israel. Operation such it is possible to carry out practically at any age, except the children's.

  To the patient operation on replacement of a knee joint when others don't help, not surgical methods of treatment Ч weight reduction, intra articulate injections, medicines is appointed.

  On consultation the doctor defines contraindications and indications to joint replacement. Active infection, neurologic disease, defeat of the bottom extremities and blood circulation violation Ч all these contraindications to operation. Also the necessary researches defining degree of wear of a joint are conducted, and the necessary measurements become.

  The artificial joint repeats elements of a usual joint in accuracy and allows to carry out habitual movements of the bottom extremities. In most cases the copular device of a knee joint remains as operation on replacement of a joint doesn't demand an extensive resection of a bone. The artificial limb individually is selected for each case.

  Replacement of a knee joint in Israel happens partial or full. Any of these types of operations is carried out under the general, spinal or epiduralny anesthesia. At inhalation of a gas mix for an induction of a dream and intravenous administration of medicine, that is at the general anesthesia, the patient feels nothing, can't move and remembers nothing operation after its end. In turn epiduralny and spinal anesthesia leads only to blocking of sensitivity of the lower parts of a body. The choice of anesthesia is carried out according to individual indications of the patient.

  During an endorotezirovaniye of a knee joint in Israel for decrease in risk of emergence of an infection to the patient enter antibiotics. Then the surgeon does a knee section, for open access to an internal surface of a joint, deletes sites of bone fabric and a cartilage from the bottom surface of a femur and the top surface of a tibial bone. After that the artificial implant executed from plastic or metal is inserted. After operation the x-ray picture of a knee allowing the doctor to validate of position of a joint becomes.

  Within days after operation to the patient carry out antibacterial treatment in Israel. Further it is very important to check to the patient pain syndromes and to define the quantity of the intravenous anesthetizing necessary to it. Also to the patient enter the preparations preventing formation of clots of blood in the bottom extremities, or special squeezing boots or supporting stockings which more than a month after operation is required to wear are used.

  To learn the cost of replacement of a knee joint in Israel contact our specialists in the specified phone numbers, e-mail or send a request through a feedback form. We are ready to answer all questions interesting you and to help with a choice of suitable clinic, registration of all documents, the organization of transport, housing and the solution of all organizational questions.

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