Pre-operative Investigations

To minimise the risk of medical problems during and after your joint replacement surgery, blood tests are performed to check there are no unexpected conditions which may affect your treatment. A urine specimen is also tested.

X-rays will be required to perform templating, to ensure the correct design prostheses are chosen, and the correct size of the prostheses is available during the surgery.

A pre-operative assessment by the anaesthetist is often required. They may request review by other specialists, such as a cardiologist, if they have any concerns.

The pre-operative assessment is important to ensure the highest quality treatment is available and precautions can be taken if any specific medical problems are identified.

First Consultation

At the first consultation Dr Freeman will take a thorough...

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