This is a procedure that involves the replacement of half of a knee joint. It is generally reserved for the patient who is either slightly younger or very much older. Recovery is pleasing, quick and often results in virtually full range of motion.
Recovery from hemiarthroplasty is often more rapid than total replacement. However, the outcome is excellent for both types of surgery. A/Prof Miniter’s experience will allow him to make the best decision in relation to your particular case.