Mr. JaganNath Kapoor, India, 88 year old gentleman resident of Faridabad was operated for knee replacement in single sitting at Metro Hospital, Faridabad. He started walking within 18 hours of post surgery & was discharged from hospital on 4th day and he walked out smiling. No TOURNIQUET was used and no drain was used, it helped in early ambulation. It made post operative rehabilitation very much patient friendly and he achieved excellent range of movements in a short period said Dr. V.K Gupta, Joint replacement Surgeon at Metro Hospital, Faridabad.
Further he stated that Osteoarthritis of knee affects predominantly the senior citizen group. Total knee replacement is a permanent solution to the aged suffering to provide permanent pain relief. The elderly become pain free & the quality of life improves.
Dr. V.K Gupta, Orthopaedic surgeon at Metro Hospital, Faridabad, is a well renowned name in the field of Joint Replacement surgery and has done more than hundreds of such knees surgeries where patient average age is 75 years old. This kind of complex surgery at this age is possible due to excellent surgical team, modular OTs & world class critical care backup. Dr. S.S. Bansal Managing Director & Sr. Interventional Cardiologist informed.
Dr. Bansal congratulated Dr. VK Gupta for his excellent work & told that he is doing dedicated work for senior citizen; he has been doing revision joint surgeries routinely & has concern to improve their quality of life.
Dr. S.S. Bansal informed that such operation have been performed earlier also in many domestic & International patients but this gentleman was one of the oldest patient, so it was a challenge but as his heart, kidney & lungs were found to be good and patient wanted surgery because of inability to walk.