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Is a patellofemoral replacement the same as a partial knee replacement?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Hopefully good
Out come, 8-12 weeks after the surgery if every thing went fine you will up about with pain .
Good luck.

In brief: Hopefully good
Out come, 8-12 weeks after the surgery if every thing went fine you will up about with pain .
Good luck.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes I will tell you
Knee replacement is a surgical procedure to cap the arthritic knee bone so you not have pain when you use your knee, it have complication rate about 2-5% check with your surgeon he will explain this for you.
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In brief: Yes I will tell you
Knee replacement is a surgical procedure to cap the arthritic knee bone so you not have pain when you use your knee, it have complication rate about 2-5% check with your surgeon he will explain this for you.
Thanks.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes it could called
That name, if you means some will have only the patellofemral replacement alone yes it is, the other way to be part of knee replacement that what we call total knee replacement.

In brief: Yes it could called
That name, if you means some will have only the patellofemral replacement alone yes it is, the other way to be part of knee replacement that what we call total knee replacement.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes in part
Partial knee replacement means that you are not having a total knee replacement and you are only resurfacing one or two of the three compartments of the knee.
You can have an isolated medial compartment, and isolated lateral compartment or an isolated patellofemoral compartment replaced. Total knee means the entire end of the femur is resurfaced as is the entire end of the tibia. Pf xray seen here.

In brief: Yes in part
Partial knee replacement means that you are not having a total knee replacement and you are only resurfacing one or two of the three compartments of the knee.
You can have an isolated medial compartment, and isolated lateral compartment or an isolated patellofemoral compartment replaced. Total knee means the entire end of the femur is resurfaced as is the entire end of the tibia. Pf xray seen here.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: Yes
A partial knee replacement is a surgery in which only the cartilage in one part or compartment of the knee is replaced.
The knee is divided into three compartments: the medial compartment (inner half), lateral compartment (outer half) and the patello-femoral compartment.

In brief: Yes
A partial knee replacement is a surgery in which only the cartilage in one part or compartment of the knee is replaced.
The knee is divided into three compartments: the medial compartment (inner half), lateral compartment (outer half) and the patello-femoral compartment.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Yes/No
A patello femoral replacement does replace 1 part of the knee but should not be confused with a hemi arthroplasty or a uni compartmental arthroplasty which is often referred to as a "partial" knee replacement.

In brief: Yes/No
A patello femoral replacement does replace 1 part of the knee but should not be confused with a hemi arthroplasty or a uni compartmental arthroplasty which is often referred to as a "partial" knee replacement.
Dr. Nolan Segal
Dr. Nolan Segal
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