Total Knee Replacement (TKR) is a specialist joint replacement service offered by the Surgical Discovery Centre, in conjunction with the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital in Cambridge.

The procedure involves removing damages joint surfaces which can cause the animal pain and loss of function, and replacing them with a surgical prosthesis.

 Images and faqs courtesy of biomedtrix

Images and faqs courtesy of biomedtrix

 This model illustrates how the new implants fit

This model illustrates how the new implants fit

 This radiograph shows the implants in place - note the tibial component is invisible on x-ray

This radiograph shows the implants in place - note the tibial component is invisible on x-ray

 

The surgery is carried out by Professor Matthew Allen in collaboration with the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital.

For more information about the procedure, or to find out arranging an appointment please contact us at the Surgical Discovery Centre: