Knee replacement is the process of changing damaged joint surfaces with metal / polyethylene implants that were specially designed to mimic the natural movement of a healthy knee joint.

Hip replacement is the process of changing damaged joint surfaces with metal / polyethylene / plastic implants that were specially designed to mimic the natural movement of a healthy hip joint.

When bones loose their density and the tissues inside the bones loose their quality it is called Osteoporosis. It makes bones weak and vulnerable to fractures or cracks.

When bones get divided into 2 or more pieces it is called a fracture. When bones forming a joint get out of the joint socket it is called a joint dislocation. Both cases generally occur due to a physical trauma.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

Get help from Professor Fahri Erdogan and his team of expert specialists for your orthopedic diseases.

Surgery

Modern and successful surgical procedures applied by Orthopedics and Traumatology Professor Dr. Fahri Erdogan and his assistants.

Surveillance & Control

Regular controls and surveillance by our team after hip and knee replacement surgeries.

Professional Team

Expert team of specialists with years of experience in the field.

Experience

More than 25 years of experience in the field of Orthopedics and Traumatology.

Hip Replacement Surgery

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A hip prosthesis is an artificial joint mechanism that consists of metal and plastic pieces. It is replaced with the damaged bones to mimic the movement of a healthy joint. Professor Fahri Erdogan and his team applies the procedure for many years with a very high success rate and the latest techniques.

Knee Replacement Surgery

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A knee prosthesis is an artificial joint mechanism that consists of metal and plastic pieces. It is replaced with the damaged bones to mimic the movement of a healthy joint. Dr. Fahri Erdogan performs knee replacement surgeries for almost 30 years with a very high success rate.

Knee and Hip Surgeries

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Hip and knee joints are two of the main pressure points in the body, and damages on these joints can cause intense pain and difficulties in daily life. With Prof. Fahri Erdogan, you can have damages joints replaced with special prosthesis’ and regain your quality of life.

After graduating from Istanbul University’s Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty in 1978 Dr. Fahri gained experience by working in reputable hospitals in England, Germany, Japan and USA. In 1991 he became a specialist and in 2006 he earned the title Professor.

Over the years Dr. Fahri gained advanced level of experience in common orthopedic diseases such as congenital hip dislocations and related problems, osteoarthritis, rheumatism and femoral head avascular necrosis.

More Than 30 Years of Experience

He started his medical career as a student in 1978 at Istanbul University’s Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty. He got his specialists education at the same faculty in 1991 and in 2006 he earn the title Professor.

Also known as bone thinning, osteoporosis is the weakening of bone and cartilage tissues.

Commonly seen in athletes and old patients, meniscus tissues might get torn due to a physical trauma. Surgery is a guaranteed treatment method for meniscus tears.

Arthroscopy is a method that is used in the diagnosis and treatment processes of joint diseases. It enables the surgeon to see inside the joint with minimal damage to the area, leading to very short healing periods.

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Shoulders are the most complex and active areas in the body. It consists of 3 bones, 4 joints, 26 muscle groups and a surrounding tissue called shoulder capsule.

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Osteoarthritis is caused by damaged cartilage tissues that cover the surfaces of a joint.

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Departments / Get help from us

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    1) Rehabilitation Services:

    There are 2 main stages of orthopedic rehabilitation as short term and long term.

  2. 2
    Psychiatric Support

    Orthopedic problems may cause psychological trauma in some cases.

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    Physical Therapy

    Treatment methods both before and after the surgery.

  4. 4
    Hip Osteoarthritis

    Contact us for more information on diagnosis and treatment processes.

  5. 5
    Knee Osteoarthritis

    Contact us for more information on diagnosis and treatment processes.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who can’t have knee replacement?

    Patients with active infections in their body can’t have surgery until the infection is gone.

  1. What are risks of prosthesis surgeries?
    • Infection: To prevent antibiotics may be prescribed.
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis: Less than 5% chance. Seen about 3 days after surgery.
  1. Other treatment options than knee replacement?
    • Joint injections
    • Glucosamine & Type 2 Collagens
    • Physical therapy
    • Braces and orthopedic shoe soles
    • Arthroscopic cleaning
    • High tibial osteotomies
  1. What is Arthroscopy?

    The word arthroscopy means looking inside the joint, and the tool used is called arthroscope. With the lens and lightening system inside the arthroscope camera with a diameter of 4 mm the surgeon can get in the joint to diagnose and treat the problem with minimal damage to the area.

  1. What is PRP?

    Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment uses the patient’s own cells to treat the disease. With a special system the platelet is taken from the patients blood and gets injected to the area with the issue.

  1. Prevention from infection after a surgery

    – Patients who had a prosthesis surgery in the past should use antibiotics before any other surgical operations to prevent possible infections. Even i simple procedures like having a tooth pulled out the patient needs to be protected. Doctors will help the patient about the medications.

  1. Symptoms of meniscus tears

    Pain and swelling in the knee are the first symptoms. Following these, loosing the full range of motion of the knee joint shows that torn meniscus might be blocking the joint.

  1. Symptoms of osteoporosis
    • Decrease in height
    • Pain in back and waist
    • Fractures and cracks on the hip bone
    • Fractures in wrists and ankles
    • Change in the position of back and shoulders
  1. Symptoms of osteoarthritis

    The most common symptom is pain that starts local and spreads to the area in time. In advanced cases, the pain even affects other joints near the area. Another common symptom is swelling in the area from time to time.

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