Guest Blog: “My Experience with Hip Replacement Surgery,” by Danny More

Introduction: At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we treat and care for many patients who have developed problems associated with their prosthetic hips or knees. Recently, a number of specific prostheses, including a class of hip stems with modular necks, were recalled because they had been determined to cause significant problems in some individuals….

The Verasense Knee System

Traditionally during total knee replacement (TKR), surgeons have had to balance the prosthetic knee by feeling the tension in the ligaments throughout the range of motion. Now, with the Verasense Knee System, a microcomputer chip with imbedded pressure sensors transmits precise information wirelessly to a monitor in the operating room, enhancing my surgical ability to…

Robotic Assisted Partial Knee Replacement Surgery (Makoplasty)

A partial knee replacement (PKR) is a wonderful surgical option for patients who have pain or damage in only one compartment of the knee and have not responded to conservative treatment. The damage most commonly is the result of osteoarthritis (OA) although there are other causes such as avascular necrosis (death of bone tissue due…