Unicompartmental Knee Replacement: Why Did Your Surgeon Suggest It?
If your surgeon suggests that you have a unicompartmental knee replacement surgery done soon, you may wonder what the surgery is and why do you need it. The surgery replaces only the damaged parts of your knee instead of the entire knee. To help clarify the surgery further, here are facts about unicompartmental knee replacement and what you may expect to happen after your surgeon performs it. What Exactly Is a Unicompartmental Knee Replacement?