Dr.Roger Brighton

GP Information - Clinically Relevant Questions Series

FAQs for Patients

Here are some information leaflets I have already sent out to GPs answering some of the questions most frequently asked by patients about Joint Replacement in a series called "Clinically Relevant Questions":

WHAT ARE THE RESULTS OF THIS KNEE IMPLANT?

what are the results of this knee implant? what are the results of this knee implant?


WILL I GET BACK TO NORMAL AFTER MY HIP REPLACEMENT?

will i get back to normal after my hip replacement? will i get back to normal after my hip replacement?


HOW WILL YOU MANAGE MY PAIN AFTER THE TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT?

What type of knee will I get? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee Surgeon What type of knee will I get? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee Surgeon


What Approach to My Hip Replacement Will i Have?

What type of knee will I get? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee SurgeonWhat type of knee will I get? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee Surgeon


What type of knee will I get?
What is my Hip Replacement made of?
How will you ensure my knee is balanced and confortable?
Can I have both of my joints done at once?
What can I do to prepare for my Joint Replacement Surgery?
Are patient specific guides the next big thing?

Are patient specific guides the next big thing? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee Surgeon Are patient specific guides the next big thing? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee Surgeon


How long can I expect this hip replacement to last?
Can I get away with a half–knee?
How long will the operation take?
Will my joint replacement make the airport metal detectors go off?
Why might I need a revision of my hip replacement?
What is Deep Venous Thrombosis?

What is Deep Venous Thrombosis? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee Surgeon What is Deep Venous Thrombosis? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee Surgeon


What can I do to prepare for my Joint Replacement Surgery?

What can I do to prepare for my Joint Replacement Surgery? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee Surgeon What can I do to prepare for my Joint Replacement Surgery? – Dr. Roger Brighton - Hip & Knee Surgeon


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