Most Advanced Joint Replacement Techniques
The Penn Joint Replacement Service in Philadelphia, PA, provides the most advanced medical services and reconstruction methods available, along with personalized care that centers on each patient's needs.
Video: Penn Joint Replacement Service Overview
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Craig Israelite, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon and Co-Director of the Knee Service at Penn Medicine, briefly highlights the comprehensive line of adult reconstructive services offered to patients at Penn Orthopaedics.
Current advances in joint reconstruction techniques, such as minimally invasive surgery and computer-assisted surgery, allow patients to return more quickly to their favorite activities; and the use of technologically advanced materials such as ceramic bearings in joint reconstruction, provide long-term benefits.
Joint Replacement Surgical Procedures
Procedures performed by the Penn Joint Replacement Service include:
- Hip replacement (also known as hip arthroplasty)
- Patellofemoral replacement (PFR)
- Total or partial knee replacement (also known as knee arthroplasty)
- Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty
Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
As you prepare for joint replacement surgery, this video will explain what you can expect before, during and after your knee replacement or hip replacement surgery.
The Penn Difference
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Pennsylvania Hospital were named Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement® by Independence Blue Cross. This distinction designates medical facilities that have demonstrated a commitment to providing quality care and better overall outcomes for knee and hip replacement procedures.
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