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Ankle Replacement in Asia

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Asia performing Ankle Replacement.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

With comprehensive and joint care, Gleneagles Global Hospitals helps in restoring your sense of mobility. Gleneagles Global Hospitals have well equipped wards with global standard amenities to treat any condition.

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Dr. Phani Kiran

Spine Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon

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Ankle Replacement

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Rambam Medical Center

The Orthopedic Surgery Section has been the concentration of surgical care at the Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Dr. Eyal Melamed

Orthopedic Surgeon

Prof. Doron Norman, MD

Director, Orthopedic Surgery Section

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Ankle Replacement

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Apollo Hospital Chennai

The Apollo Institutes of Orthopedics symbolises over 30 years of clinical excellence. The Institute is a pioneer in introducing many innovations in Orthopedic care in India.

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Ankle Replacement

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Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

22 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Ankle Replacement

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Sourasky Medical Center

The Division of Orthopedics of the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center treats a wide variety of conditions related to the skeletal system and movement - bone, joint, and connective tissue - such as joint replacements, traumatic injuries, and sports conditions.

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Prof. Moshe Salai

Orthopedics Division Director

Prof. Yehuda Kolander

Orthopedic Oncology Acting Director

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Total ankle replacement, primary

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Apollo Spectra Hospital Koramangala

Expert and highly experienced specialists at the Department of Orthopaedics & Spine at Apollo Spectra Hospitals diagnose, treat, rehabilitate and prevent disorders of the entire musculoskeletal system.

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Dr. Mahesh Reddy

Consultant - Shoulder Surgery

Dr. Mahadev Jatti

Consultant - Orthopaedic Surgery

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Ankle Replacement

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Apollo Spectra Hospital Kailash Colony

The Apollo Institutes of Orthopedics is regarded as one of the best & top orthopedics hospitals in India with a legacy of innovation and excellence.The Institutes are at the forefront in offering the latest in Orthopedic treatments and Orthopedic surgical advancements in India.

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Dr. Harshavardhan Hegde

Medical Director of Nova Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, New Delhi

Dr. V. Daya Thirumala Rao

Consultant / Spine Surgeon

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Ankle Replacement

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Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.

13 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. J S Arora

Joint Replacement
General Orthopaedics
Spine Care

Dr. Arun Goel

General Orthopaedics
Paediatric Orthopaedics

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Ankle Replacement

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Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

EHIRC is a JCI accredited hospital which is a Centre of Excellence providing the latest technology in: Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Minimally Invasive Surgery (Robotics), Non-Invasive Cardiology, Paediatric Surgery & Paediatric Cardiology

7 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Ankle Replacement

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Fortis Mohali Hospital

A JCI accredited hospital, and one of the region’s leading multi-speciality hospitals, with a super-speciality in Heart.

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Dr. Harsimran Singh

Consultant, Orthopedics

Dr. Manuj Wadhwa

Additional Director, Orthopedics

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Ankle Replacement

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About Ankle Replacement

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Ankle Replacement Surgery?
Ankle Replacement Surgery or Ankle Arthroplasty is performed when the ankle joint has been severely damaged and prosthetics are required.

How is Ankle Replacement Surgery Performed?

  • An incision is made in the front part of the ankle and the ankle joint is exposed.
  • The muscle tissues and blood vessels are moved to the side and then the damaged bones are removed.
  • After this, the tibia, fibula, and talus that stay in place are reshaped.
  • The prosthetic joint parts are then connected with the help of special glue that firmly holds them.
  • Screws may be attached to the fibula and tibia that help to hold the artificial ankle.
  • Then a bone graft is placed between the tops of the fibula and tibia, which provides more stability to the new ankle.
  • The muscles and blood vessels are then placed back to their original locations and the incision is closed with stitches.
  • A brace may be used keep the ankle rigid.

How to Prepare for the Surgery
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • Certain medication that the patient is taking may be stopped two weeks before the surgery.
  • The patient may be required to take certain drugs on the day of the surgery.
  • The doctor should be informed about any ailments or medical condition of the patient.
  • The doctor should be informed if the patient has been drinking alcohol.
  • The patient should stop smoking some weeks before the surgery to recover soon after the surgery.
  • The patient will be thoroughly examined by the doctor.
  • The patient may need to meet the physical therapist who will be looking after the patient’s rehabilitation after the surgery.

Days admitted : Approximately 4 days

Anesthesia : General Anesthesia or Spinal Anesthesia

Recovery : - A cast will hold the patient’s ankle after the surgery. - For a day or two, a drainage tube will be placed in the ankle joint to drain blood. - Physical therapy may be required to help the patient learn exercises and move the ankle. - The patient’s foot may be elevated while resting or sleeping to prevent excess swelling. - The patient may start putting weight on the leg six weeks after the surgery. - The patient can start driving eight weeks after the surgery. - The surgeon will check the ankle within five to seven days after the surgery. - The stitches are removed in 10 to 14 days. - Pain medication may be prescribed to reduce the pain.

Risks : - Infection - Bleeding - Clotting - Damage to the nerves - Injury to the blood vessels - Breakage of bones during the surgery - Loosening of the prosthetic joint in due course - Weakness and instability of the ankle - Prosthetic joint dislocation - Allergic reaction to the prosthetic joint - Risks of anesthesia

After care : - The patient should continue keeping the ankle raised above the level of the heart for many days. Pillows may be used to support the ankle while sleeping or sitting. - The patient will need to use crutches or a walker to move around for 10 to 12 weeks after the surgery. While using these, the patient should not put weight on the ankle. - X-rays should be taken many times after the surgery to check the healing. - The patient should begin physical therapy to ease pain, strengthen muscles and control swelling. Other exercises will help the patient’s mobility. The therapist will also help the patient practice using crutches.

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