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LimaCorporate - Orthopaedic Emotion

LimaCorporate - Orthopaedic Emotion: LimaCorporate is the Italian multinational in orthopaedics and traumatology. For over 60 years Lima has been present in the medical field with implantable prostheses for knee, hip, shoulder and small joints arthroplasty. LimaCorporate's main objective is to produce a complete system of interchangeable modules to better adapt the implant to each patient's needs, thus reducing surgery time and improving functional rehabilitation. LimaCorporate is strongly committed to internationalization, and has 14 foreign Subsidiaries worldwide alongside its modern production facilities in Italy and the Republic of San Marino..

Ongoing surgery

Ongoing surgery

To begin the procedure, the surgeon makes an incision on the front of the knee to allow access to the joint. Several different approaches can be used to make the incision, usually based on the surgeon's training and preferences.
Once the knee joint is opened, a special positioning device, called a cutting guide, is placed on the ends of the femur, tibia, and sometimes the patella. These guides are used to ensure that the bone is cut in the proper alignment and angles. With the help of the cutting guide, the surgeon cuts several pieces of bone from the ends of the femur and the tibia. The artificial knee will replace these worn surfaces.
The femoral component, made of metal or occassionalyy ceramic; the tibial tray, made of metal); and the patella component, made polyethylene, are then placed on the cut bony ends. A plastic spacer is inserted between the femoral component and the tibial traay and locked to the tibial tray. If this plastic component should wear out and the rest of the artificial knee is sound, it can be replaced. Finally, the soft tissues are sewn back together, and staples are used to hold the skin incision together.



Disclaimer

The following information is provided about knee replacement in general. It is not intended to provide recommendations regarding your medical care or if knee replacement is appropriate for you. Your orthopaedic surgeon is responsible for all recommendations and decisions about your medical care if you and your surgeon decide that knee replacement is appropriate for you. The following information also does not provide a complete or full discussion of the specifics of knee replacement surgery; the prosthesis that may be used; your care before, during, and after surgery; or the potential complications associated with knee surgery and your particular condition. Depending upon your particular condition, some of the general information provided may not be applicable to you. You will need to discuss the specifics of your case with your surgeon. LimaCorporate does not guarantee any specific results, recovery or rehabilitation. WARNING: Please remember the information on this document is for educational purposes only and should not be used to make a decision on a condition or a procedure. All decisions should be made in conjunction with your surgeon and your primary care provider. The people appearing in the photographs on this publication are models and used for illustrative purposes only