纸上谈病:是否适合膝盖置换手术须看生理年龄

Written by Jing Yan on . Posted in Blog / News

李文龄医生回答了一名联合早报读者在专栏“纸上谈病”针对MAKOplasty膝盖置换手术的提问。他想知道患有膝盖疼痛已有三年的他是否适合这较新的MAKOplasty手术。李医生说,利用独臂机器人来协助医生进行手术的MAKOplasty适合膝关节单间室关节炎。它不适于那些有两个间室或以上的关节炎患者。而患有膝关节单间室关节炎的病患是否适合手术得看生理年龄(身体状况、是否有其他疾病、生活活跃度等)。MAKOplasty手术的成功率高、恢复很快。它所置入的金属软骨可耐用15至20年。


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