Can you Postpone Total Knee Replacement Surgery?

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How long can I put off or delay knee surgery is one of the more common questions that patients ask when they are faced with reality that their knees are failing them. When a surgeon explains that you have osteoarthritis in the knees, and the best way to treat the ailment is to have total knee replacement surgery, a patient’s …

Are You Too Old for Total Knee Replacement Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons get this question a lot. Many potential candidates for total knee replacement (TKR) feel they are too old for the surgery & simply tolerate the discomfort. However, now more than ever people are opting to have the procedure done. In 2017, over 700,000 patients had knee surgery in the USA. In Iran, that number was 100,000 in 2017. Generally …

Selecting the Best Orthopedic Surgeon for your Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Surgery

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Living with knee pain can be a hassle, to say the least. Even the easiest chores can be an arduous task. Deciding to finally the step in the right direction and seek expertise can be unsettling. With anything in life, the more information you have, the more confident you will feel when moving forward with the best surgeon performing a …

Why Iran should be considered as a top medical tourism destination

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Did you know that Iran completes the most rhinoplasty (nose jobs) surgeries in the world per capita? Iran has about .6 percent of the world’s rhinoplasty surgeons at 238 as of 2016. However, they complete almost 4% of the worlds nose jobs. To put this in perspective, Brazil at the top spot, did 8.1% with 5,473 surgeons and is why they …

10 Things to Prepare Before Total Knee Replacement Surgery

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Going through the agony of knee pain caused by osteoarthritis and other complications is one of life’s more difficult situations. Perhaps it can be seen as a both a relief and also daunting that you have chosen to have the total knee replacement surgery. Patients commonly talk amongst one another in the visiting room of orthopedic surgeon Dr. Rashid Ganji. …