Dr. Makda provided EXCEPTIONAL care to my father for his knee replacements. His attention to his patients and willingness to explain the treatment pla...
Even for Healthy Patients, Bilateral Simultaneous TKA May Not Be Safe
With surgeons offering total knee arthroplasty (TKA) to increasingly younger patients with osteoarthritis and other degenerative conditions, the idea that both knees could be replaced during the same operation is appealing. Many of these patients still work, and by undergoing surgery only once, they minimize time off from work and, theoretically, minimize the risk of complications from a second anesthesia and hospitalization.