Dr. Sujoy Bhattacharjee, Metro Hospital, Faridabad and Dr. Hill, Florida, USA, did knee surgeries today with Freedom CR Knee designed specifically for Asian anatomy and life style.
Orthopedic & Joint Replacement Surgeon Dr. Sujoy Bhattacharjee at Metro Heart Institute with Multispecialty, Faridabad performed Total Knee replacement surgeries in presence of the DrHill, a renowned OrthopaedicSurgeon from Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Bradenton, Florida –USAone of the designer surgeon of freedom knee. During this visit, Dr.Hill who has been practicing since over 10 years and is among well-known Orthopedic Surgeons in United States shared his knowledge and expertisein the field of Joint Replacement Surgery.
Dr. Sujoy shared his experience of more than 20 years on treating patients with Knee and Hip arthritis, especially with those with large deformities, unusual and complicated cases, which are very frequent in India / Asia with DrHill, Dr. S.S. Bansal, Sr. Interventional Cardiologist & Managing Director Metro Hospital, Faridabad informed.
Dr. Sujoy and Dr. Hill entered in to a continuous knowledge sharing collaboration on this occasion.
Dr. Bansal continued that objective is to exchange experience and expertise in the field of Joint replacement with experts like Dr.Hill on regular and long term basis. This will allow us to be updated with the latest developments in the field of joint replacement and be able to provide our Knee and Hip arthritis patients, the latest and the best treatment options. We use the latest technology implants and experienced surgical skills so that our patients can pursue life!
Knee is the weight-bearing joint that straightens, bends, twists and rotates and is used for all the physical activities such as standing up, sitting, to walking, running, squatting etc. It is important to note that Indian / Asian patient’s Knee size and shape are known to be very different compared to the western population. In addition, Indian / Asian have less bone and also poor quality of bone. In view of the fact that Indian life style demands significant bending (High flexion) of Knee joint many times beyond 150 degree , it has always been Indian doctor’s challenge to provide the joint that is perfect fit for the patient’s anatomy, conservers bone and at the same time is able to give High flexion life style. “ We are glad to learn the availability of the latest development in Knee joint implant called ‘Freedom knee’ in India, which is designed specifically for the Indian / Asian population’s size and shape” said Dr.Hill. Freedom Knee is designed, not only to conserve bone but also offers high flexion possibility to the patient to pursue their life. Being developed and manufactured in USA and also approved by US FDA it is a validated design which has come as a boon to Indian patients said Dr. Sujoy Bhattacharjee.