Chances are you know of at least one person who has had knee replacement surgery – it is so popular today! In fact, almost 600,000 such surgeries take place annually in the US, and this is projected to grow to 3.5 million procedures by 2030! This, for a complicated procedure that was first used only 5 decades back in 1968.
From then till now, there has been a paradigm shift in medical technology and doctors have hugely advanced the preciseness of the procedure, coming very close to mimicking natural knee movement. Read more about the medical advancements in this infographic.
Knee Replacement Techniques and Implants:
Infographic by – Healthclues