Understanding your knee fracture injury or complex fracture is important. Our dedicated team of expert orthopedic doctors in Ahmedabad have developed this patient eudcation section to help you understand your fracture better and how we can help fix, correct and heal you as quickly and safely as possible. Dr. Pranav A. Shah and his team of the best orthopedic doctors in Ahmedabad have been able to successfully solve the hardest of complex fracture of the shoulder type of cases in just a short period of time for most patients ensuring that they had an excellent near perfect full recovery post operation in 99% of the cases. The patient testimonials and case studies presented on the website provide ample evidence that Dr. Pranav Shah and his team of the best orthopedic surgeons in Ahmedaad are amongst the best orthopedic doctors in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The expert Complex Fracture orthopedic doctor team performs at a world class facility CIMS Hospital in Ahmedabad, which has been rated as the best hospital in Gujarat for the year 2018 and is located in India.
Introduction of Region :
The knee joint is formed by lower end of thigh bone (Femur), the patella (your knee cap) and upper end of the leg bone (Tibia).Fractures around the knee are common in children, but the pattern of knee fractures differs. Knee fracture can result in neurovascular compromise or compartment syndrome- both of which are limb threatening (can cause amputation). Soft tissue infection or osteomyelitis may occur with open fractures.
Causes of Fracture :
- Road traffic accident
- Fall from motor cycle/ two wheeler
- Motor vehicle accident (Dash Board Injury)
- Fall from height
- Domestic fall (fall in bathroom in elderly people)
Do I Require Surgery ? :
These fractures are serious injuries and often require surgery to heal. Over the long term, they may cause arthritis in the knee. Surgery is required for anatomical realignment, so as to delay the onset of arthritis. Surgery is also required to repair major ligament injuries and stabilize the knee.
What are the Benefits of Surgery ? :
- Relief from pain.
- Restoration of normal Anatomy.
- Aimed to achieve painless full function of the knee joint.
- Preventing major complications like compartment syndrome, infection and early arthritis.
What is the recovery process ? :
What are the risks in the Surgery ? :
- Problem with fracture healing like nonunion, mal union and implant loosening.
- Knee stiffness and deformity.