• With total knee replacement surgery, the damaged parts of the knee that need repair will be removed and replaced with metal and plastic implants
  • During surgery, an implant, especially selected to match the patient’s needs, will be affixed to the underlying bones

  • The damaged portions of the femur and cartilage are cut away
  • The end of the femur is reshaped to allow the metal femoral component to fit onto it


  • The metal component is attached to the end of the femur using bone cement
  • The damaged area of the tibia and cartilage are cut away
  • The tibia is reshaped to receive the metal tibial component

The metal baseplate is cemented in place and the plastic insert is snapped in to the baseplate

Total Knee Replacement: After Surgery

  • The incision is closed
  • Patient is sent to recovery
  • Physical therapy begins day 1 post-op
  • Discharge from the hospital in 4-6 days
  • Follow-up with the surgeon at 1, 3, 6 and 12 month intervals






Dwarka Orthopaedic Centre is top orthopedic center in Dwarka, Delhi and Gurgaon for treating hip, knee and joints. Our orthopaedic doctors use advanced technology and modern equipments to treat patients.  If you are loking for knee surgery in Delhi, book an appointment today.