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New knee replacement at Florida Hospital Waterman preserves more of the natural knee

TAVARES, Fla. (October 23, 2013) –Vrej Manoogian, D.O. the co-designer of the Total Knee Original system, is now offering patients total knee replacements using the BioPro® conservative implant at Florida Hospital Waterman.
  The Total Knee Original (TKO) is a sophisticated approach to a total knee replacement which retains all of the knee ligaments and sacrifices a minimal amount of bone. The BioPro implant complements this technique with its revolutionary thin design to allow the knee to be restored to a more natural acting and responsive state. The Biopro TKO is the only total knee replacement system which retains all of the knee’s ligaments that is premarket approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the state of Florida. This exclusive approval as a scientifically safe and effective knee replacement option gives patients a new possibility for achieving longer lasting relief from knee pain.
  “This new system provides me with the opportunity to better meet the patient’s expectations and provide them with the best possible outcome,” said Dr. Manoogian, Orthopedic Surgeon. “This new implant is designed to proportionately match the natural anatomy of the knee resulting in a wider range of motion and longer lasting results after surgery.”
  According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), more than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States, and this number will only continue to increase with the aging population. The AAOS states a 90% patient satisfaction rating from patients receiving a total knee replacement. “My commitment is to provide the most conservative treatment to my patients in order to restore functioning to as close to normal as possible,” Dr. Manoogian said. “By offering this new treatment, my patients can get back to their usual, daily life activities more quickly and more easily engage in the complex motions associated with an active lifestyle.”
  Dr. Manoogian will host a free educational seminar on total knee replacement and the benefits of the BioPro® implant on November 13, from 1-2 p.m. at the Best Western Inn and Suites in Tavares, Florida. Registration is required. Please call (352) 253-3635 to reserve your spot and for more event details.