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Orthopedics

Elbow Replacement

Elbow Replacement In Iran

Best elbow replacement hospital in Iran

A large number of Iranian and foreign patients are going under elbow replacement in Iran each month. elbow replacement in Iran is on top of the middle-east regarding its skilled specialists and surgeons.
Here are the best hospitals for elbow replacement in Iran:

  • Treata Professional Hospital
  • Gandi Hospital
  • Moheb Mehr Hospital

Elbow replacement cost in Iran

There is a significant difference between the cost of elbow replacement in Iran and other countries. The most important factors for low price of it in Iran are:

  • The large number of elbow replacement hospitals in Iran.
  • The large number of applicants for elbow replacement in Iran.

Elbow replacement cost in Iran varies depending on the elbow replacement and the hospital. An average cost of elbow replacement in Iran is 

Elbow replacement cost in Iran in comparison with other countries

This surgery costs $ in the U.S., $ in Europe, $ in Thailand and $ in Turkey.

Best elbow replacement surgeon in Iran

A lot of orthopaedic surgeries are being performed each year in Iran. Experienced Iranian doctors with an excellent record are performing the operations. One of the most important factors for choosing a good surgeon for elbow replacement in Iran is a doctor has done many elbow replacement surgery.
You can find the best doctors for elbow replacement in Iran in our website by following their different experiences.

Why should you travel to Iran for a elbow replacement?

Many patients travel to Iran for elbow replacement. One of the reasons for this matter is Iranian specialists and surgeons who have high surgery success rates.

  • Low cost of elbow replacement in Iran
  • Low cost of accommodation in Iran
  • Well experienced doctors
  • High number of elbow replacement in Iran

Elbow replacement centres accordant with today's European standards are performing the highest quality operations in Iran. Another reason for elbow replacement in Iran is its lower cost compared to other countries.

How long should I stay for elbow replacement in Iran?

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About Elbow Replacement

Upper arm bone (humerus) and the ulna and the radius (the two bones that make up the forearm) come together and form the elbow joint. The elbow has several moving parts that balance each other to control the movements of the forearm. It can be damaged due to many possibilities like injuries, fractures, arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Elbow replacements ease the pain caused by degraded cartilage and bone-on-bone contact, providing a wider range of movement and a higher quality of life.

Types of Elbow Replacement Surgery

  • Linked elbow replacements are more common. In these procedures, the implant is as described above - two sections are attached to the ulna and humerus, with a hinge pin connecting them together.
  • Unlinked elbow replacements are not connected in the same way. In these procedures, the surfaces of the ulna and humerus are replaced by prosthetic implants, but there is no connecting hinge pin. Instead, a connection is provided by ligaments in the patient's arm.

Recommended for

• Any patients with elbow problems with significant degrees of pain resulting from their condition who have considered other treatment options without positive results.

Before Elbow Replacement

The surgeon takes a medical history and asks for imaging tests such as MRI, X-ray and CT scan. Patients should avoid eating solid foods eight hours before the procedure. Smoking should be stopped a few weeks before and after the surgery. Smoking will slow down the healing process. Patients should stop taking Aspirin, anti-inflammatory medicines and herbal supplements before the surgery since these medicines increase the risk of bleeding.

During Elbow Replacement

The patients undergo general anaesthesia during the procedure. There are different types of elbow replacement. They usually consist of metal and plastic. The surfaces are replaced to give a hinge (implant) joint. A hinge pin gives the joint stability. In addition, the top of one of the forearm bones (radius) is removed as this joint can also give elbow pain. To get into the joint, the muscle on the back of the arm (triceps) is split and cut away from the bone. The surgery takes about 2 to 3 hours. Patients have stitches and a bandage on their new elbow.

Recovery

Patients should stay in the hospital for up to 4 days. They should keep their arm in a splint to keep it stable while it heals. The surgeon will prescribe antibiotics and painkillers. They should avoid lifting heavy things for 6 weeks after surgery. Physical therapy is necessary to help the arm get stronger and move better. Patients will be able to return to work in 3 to 4 weeks.