Rupert Van Rooyen - Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon
Private Service, Orthopaedics
- general orthopaedics
- hip and knee replacement
- computer navigated knee replacement
- lower limb surgery
- knee arthroscopy
- musculoskeletal oncology.
Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon
You need to bring with you:
- any letters or reports from your doctor or hospital
- any X-Rays, CT or MRI films and reports
- all medicines you are taking including herbal and natural remedies
- your pharmaceutical entitlement card
- your ACC number, if you have one.
Procedures / Treatments
Orthopaedic surgeons have expertise in the treatment of fractured (broken) bones, particularly in the assessment of damage that may have occurred around the fracture. … More
The division of a crooked or bent bone to improve alignment of the limb.… More
For elderly patients joint replacement surgery is commonly required to treat damaged joints from wearing out, arthritis or other forms of joint disease including rheumatoid arthritis.… More
An incision (cut) is made on the side of the thigh to allow the surgeon access to the hip joint.… More
An incision (cut) is made on the front of the knee to allow the surgeon access to the knee joint.… More
Computer Navigated Knee Replacement
This is a technique in which a detailed image of the patient’s knee is generated on a computer screen, allowing precise alignment of the knee replacement. More
Arthroscopy (keyhole surgery)
Many orthopaedic examinations and treatments of joints are performed using an arthroscope, a narrow tube containing a fibre optic telescope that is inserted into the joint through a small incision.… More
Several small incisions (cuts) are made on the knee through which is inserted a small telescopic instrument with a tiny camera attached (arthroscope).… More
Soft Tissue (muscles, tendons and ligaments)
In many cases tendons will be lengthened to improve the muscle balance around a joint or tendons will be transferred to give overall better joint function.… More
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This page was last updated at 3:44PM on May 12, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Rupert Van Rooyen - Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon.