Joint replacement surgery comes in orthopedic surgery, this surgical process; the problematic joint surface is replaced with an orthopedic prosthesis.
This majorly involves surgical procedures pertaining to brain and spinal cord. It may become inevitable in cases of birth defects, traumatic injury, cancer etc.
Orthopedics deals with the complete musculoskeletal system that encompasses bones, muscles, joints, tendons, bursae and ligaments.
Intensive care medicine, or critical care medicine, is a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions that may require sophisticated life support and intensive monitoring.
Arthroscopy is done to diagnose and treat a number of joint problems, most commonly those affecting the:
Joint, Ankle, Hip & Wrist.
Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system.
When I was 80 in 2010, my surgeon Dr.Paul Ramesh told me that if I if I chose medicinal aid it will be palliative but choosing bypass surgery will be more curative. The one memorable line which made me decide on surgery was his saying
Dear Dr. Hegde, as of tomorrow it will have been a year since you changed my life. I wanted to let you know how great I am doing and wanted to thank you from the very bottom of my heart. I owe you so much I could never be able to repay you.