Can you have a knee replacement with out a tourniquet?

Can you have a knee replacement with out a tourniquet?  Yes you can. Tourniquets are like blood pressure cuffs on your thigh that decrease blood flow to the knee.  This is done so that the surgeon can see the field with minimal blood in the surgical field.  Sometimes however the tourniquet can cause issues.  Imagine […]

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Outpatient Knees

Outpatient knee replacement also known as same day knee replacement means you will be in our surgery center for less than 24 hours. From surgery to Physical Therapy to walking out the door in less than 24 hours. Our private overnight rooms are available to you and your family. Although many patient complete their Physical […]

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Tourniquet-Less Total Knee Arthroplasty

Dr. Chaudhary is now preforming Tourniquet-less Knee Replacements.It is common to use a tourniquet above the knee during total knee arthroplasty. A tourniquet is a device that applies circumferential pressure around the extremity. It is inflated to a desired pressure to help control bleeding during surgery. There are several downsides to usage of a tourniquet. […]

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Outpatient Total Joint Surgery

Same day surgery or outpatient surgery is becoming state of the art for total hip and knee replacement.  This has become so important in the surgical world that the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Association of Orthopedics convened together to optimize and develop guidelines (Journal of Arthoplasty, October 2018) for […]

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A hip replacement surgery that doesn’t cut any muscles or tendons?

Minimally Invasive Anterior Hip Replacement by Dr. Haleem Chaudhary I perform minimally invasive anterior approach hip replacements. Using a newer operating table, this approach enables me to do a hip replacement without cutting any muscle or tendon. In other words, the surgery team would work between your soft tissue rather than cut through it. This […]

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Tips on how to lose weight for your knee or hip replacement surgery.

Obesity is independently associated with increased complications after joint replacement surgery. Many patients are encouraged by their orthopedic surgeons to lose weight before their knee or hip replacement surgery. Some surgeons even refuse to perform surgery on patients who are morbidly obese for fear of increased complications. How can you lose weight in a healthy […]

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7 Signs that you should seriously be considering a knee or hip replacement.

You can’t sleep at night. You find yourself tossing and turning all night because your hip or knee hurts. You can’t find a comfortable position no matter how hard you try and how many pillows you use. You find yourself waking up in the middle of the night and noticing pain in the hip or […]

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