What is Total knee replacement bilateral?

Category: Surgeries

false

Total knee replacement (knee arthroplasty) is a surgery that is performed for severe degenerative disease of the knee joint.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Osteoarthritis 14 4
Joint pain 8 3
Arthritis pain 5 0
Degeneration of knee cartilage 1 1
Pain in knees 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Total knee replacement bilateral

Side effect Patients
Pain 2
Fibromyalgia 1
Lymphedema 1
Mobility decreased 1
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 1
Osteoarthritis (OA) 1

Why patients stopped taking Total knee replacement bilateral

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 27 patients who've stopped having Total knee replacement bilateral

Duration

Stopped having Total knee replacement bilateral

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 25
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Total knee replacement bilateral

Apr 5, 2005 (Started Apr 05, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: get both done at the same time because I would never have it done again.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 1 of 1 patient evaluation for Total knee replacement bilateral