Clinical Trial at Holy Cross Hospital for Total Knee Replacement Patients Who are Not Happy with their Results: A Technology and Technique that can Potentially Help Them

Principal Investigator: William Leone, MD Total Knee Replacement (TKR) has been a well-established and successful procedure for 50 years and has helped millions of people worldwide. More than 750,000 TKRs are performed each year in the United States and recent studies indicate that number is expected to increase more than 650 percent from 2005 through…

Guest Blog: “My Experience with Total Knee Surgery,” by Edward Stupi

Introduction: At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we firmly believe that patients who have the most information possible about what to expect before and after surgery not only have a better experience but a quicker recovery. From the first visit to our office to the pre-operative class, we want you to know what will…

Computer Assisted Total Knee Replacement Surgery

In my previous blog, I discussed the need for Total knee replacement (TKR), primarily when the joint needs to be resurfaced and realigned to address knee pain and disability due to angular deformity and the loss of cartilage. TKR surgery is the most common joint replacement procedure being preformed.  During TKR, an arthritic joint is…

Determining the Need for Total Knee Replacement Surgery

In the first of two blog posts focusing on computer assisted total knee replacement surgery (TKR), I will discuss the physiology of the knee joint, how it works, what causes its breakdown and the possible need for a TKR.  Orthopedic surgeons generally categorize the knee joint as having three compartments: the inside (medial compartment), the…