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Knee Replacement in Malaysia

Hospitals and medical centers in Malaysia performing Knee Replacement.

Cost of Knee Replacement in Malaysia

Procedure Minimum price Maximum price

Knee Replacement (TKR)

$US 5,000

$US 12,500

Knee Replacement - Partial

$US 8,000

$US 12,000

Hospitals and clinics offering Knee Replacement in Malaysia

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KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital

A leading private medical institution in Malaysia which has obtained a number of international accreditations.

3 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Wong Chiew Chin

Head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Abd.Wahab Ghani

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Procedure Prices

Knee Replacement

8,300 - 9,000 US$

Mahkota Medical Centre

A comprehensive tertiary healthcare centre servicing local patients and foreign patients from neighboring countries.

6 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Jeyaratnam T Satkunasingam

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery

Dr. Lim Chui Oo

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery

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Procedure Prices

Knee Replacement - Revision

11,800 US$

Total Knee Replacement (TKR)

3,600 - 6,100 US$

KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital

Part of the KPJ Healthcare Group, which owns 19 hospitals in Malaysia, the hospital has more than 50 resident physicians specializing in orthopedics, dermatology, hematology, neurology, pediatric surgery, radiology, physiotherapy, urology, ob-gyn, ENT and more.

6 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Lopez Jaiya Mohan

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Yeap Joo Kong

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Procedure Prices

Knee Replacement

8,400 - 9,100 US$

Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang

An acute care general hospital in Penang with advanced facilities and healthcare professionals specializing in a wide range of medical areas.

5 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Vejayan Rajoo

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Ong Kim Poh

Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon

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Procedure Prices

Knee Replacement - Partial

9,100 US$

Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre

A tertiary care hospital servicing local and international patients with modern facilities and over 110 consultants that cover a wide array of specialties.

13 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Zulkharnain Ismail

Joint replacement, Bone Tumor, Trauma

Dr. Chan Kin Yuen

Foot & Ankle

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Procedure Prices

Knee Replacement

upon request

Sunway Medical Centre

A world class medical institution offering tertiary healthcare services that cover a wide range of specialties.

22 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Sharifah Roohi

Hand and Microsurgery

Dr. Vivek Ajit Singh

Orthopedic Oncology

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Procedure Prices

Knee Replacement - Minimally Invasive

5,900 - 7,100 US$

Knee Replacement - Partial

5,900 - 7,100 US$

Penang Adventist Hospital

A Christian non-profit medical institution operating in the company of over 500 medical facilities with the Adventist Health International.

Prices

Procedure Prices

Knee Replacement - Partial

7,800 US$

Knee Replacement - Minimally Invasive

7,800 US$

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About Knee 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 a Knee Replacement?
Knee replacement, or knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure to replace the weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint in order to relieve pain and disability. The knee joint is replaced with an artificial joint made of metal alloys, plastics and polymers.

What are the types of Knee replacement?

  • Total Knee Replacement (TKR):
    In a total knee replacement (total knee arthroplasty), the surgeon removes damaged cartilage and bone from the surface of your knee joint and replaces them with a man-made surface of metal and plastic.
  • Partial Knee Replacement (UKA):
    In a partial knee replacement (unicompartmental knee arthroplasty), the surgeon only replaces one part of your knee joint.
    Advantages of partial knee replacement include smaller incision, shorter hospital stay, less blood loss, easier post-op rehabilitation, lower risk of infection, blood clots and stiffness, and easier revision if necessary.
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery:
    Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) uses specialized techniques and instrumentation to enable the surgeon to perform major surgery without a large incision.
    Minimally invasive knee replacement requires a smaller incision, three to five inches, versus the standard approach which typically requires an eight to twelve inches incision.
    Minimally invasive surgery may lead to less pain, decreased recovery time and better motion due to less scar tissue formation.
  • Revision Knee Replacement Surgery:
    Revision knee replacement surgery is done to replace the replacement knee, once it has been worn out.
    The revision is usually more complicated and a longer procedure than the original surgery.
    There is no set limit to the number of times you can have revision surgery, but it is widely accepted that the artificial knee joint becomes less effective each time it is replaced.

How long would the artificial knee last?
The artificial knee usually lasts between 15-20 years, depending on the type of joint used and how much you strain your new knee.

Duration of procedure/surgery : A knee replacement operation usually takes 1.5 to 3 hours.

Days admitted : Usually 3 - 5 days at the hospital.

Anesthesia : General anaesthesia.

Risks : Serious complications are rare - fewer than 2% of people undergoing knee replacement surgery experience serious complications.

Risks include:
- Knee stiffness
- Blood clots in the leg vein (thrombophlebitis)
- Blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism)
- Nerve damage
- Infection
- Heart attack
- Stroke

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