Case Studies

Right Total Knee Arthroplasty with use of Tibial Stems

Right Total Knee Arthroplasty with use of Tibial Stems Patient is a 75 year old female who presents with bilateral knee pain She had substantially worse pain in the right knee progressively over the past 6 years. The pain has prohibited the patient from activities of daily living, recreational activities and gainful...

CBS Channel 2 – 3D Printed Custom Knees

CBS Channel 2 – 3D Printed Custom Knees Dr. Karkare appeared on the evening news this week, in a segment about custom 3D printed knee joints used in total knee replacement and other custom knee replacement┬ásurgeries. Here’s the video as it aired…   Here’s the transcription: Announcer...

JF – Hip Replacement Revision Surgery | NY, USA

JF – Hip Replacement Revision Surgery | NY, USA Mr. JF is an 83 year-old gentleman who had previously had a Total Hip Replacement performed at another institution approximately 13 years prior to being referred to myself. He initially recovered well from the procedure and had been asymptomatic for much of this time,...

Case Study: WM – Revision Hip Replacement

Case Study: WM – Revision Hip Replacement Mrs. M is a 49 year-old lady who grew up in Iran and moved to Canada several years ago. She had suffered from mild hip discomfort for many years and had a procedure performed on her left hip in her native Iran, the nature of which was not known. She had never sought...

Case Study: LR – Revision Hip Replacement

Case Study: LR – Revision Hip Replacement Mr. LR is a 53 year-old gentleman who unfortunately developed arthritic change in his right hip at a relatively young age. He was seen by an orthopaedic surgeon at a different institution approximately 10 years prior to him being seen by myself, and he was advised...

News 12 New Jersey – Two Segments

News 12 New Jersey – Two Segments Dr. Karkare was featured two weeks in a row on New Jersey’s News 12 Segment, 12 to Your Health. The host of the segment is Dr. Derrick Desilva, a prominent New York doctor. Here’s the first segment, that aired Saturday September 8th 2018…...

New York PATV – Joint Replacement Specialist

New York PATV – Joint Replacement Specialist Dr. Karkare was the guest, on a local cable access show here in New York, discussing joint replacement options and techniques. This is the entire episode as it ran in here in New York in mid October from our local PATV channel 20… Video Transcription: Host: Hi...

Prepare Yourself Better for Knee Replacement Revision Recovery

Prepare Yourself Better for Knee Replacement Revision Recovery Are you having problems with your knee implants? You might need revision surgery. According to The Rheumatologist website, knee replacement revision surgery is expected to grow by 600% in the next five to ten years. Two of the major causes are plenty of younger people...

When Do You Need a Knee Replacement?

When Do You Need a Knee Replacement? The knee is one of the body parts most commonly affected by degenerative arthritis, also known as osteoarthritis and wear-and-tear arthritis. According to the data gathered by the Arthritis Foundation, over 27 million people in the United States have osteoarthritis....

Case Study of Dislocated Tumor Prosthesis | Dr. Nakul Karkare

Case Study of Dislocated Tumor Prosthesis | Dr. Nakul Karkare Patient is an 85 year old male who presented with a dislocated left knee tumor prosthesis. Patient was 3 months post-operative left Tumor Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) Reconstruction. Patient required surgery to prevent additional dislocations of the tumor prosthesis....

Limb Salvage Surgery Using Articulating Antibiotic Spacer

Limb Salvage Surgery Using Articulating Antibiotic Spacer Patient is an 80 year old female who had come in from out of state after being advised to receive an amputation of her left leg. Patient previously had 5 surgeries, including irrigation, debridement, and drainage of her left knee after she was involved in a car...

Bilateral Infection Native Hip with Arthritis

Bilateral Infection Native Hip with Arthritis Patient is a 55 year old male who came in complaining of bilateral hip pain that he stated had been increasing over the past several months. Patient came in with x-rays to review, which indicated that he had bilateral arthritis of the hip joints. X-rays are shown...

Case Study of Infective Native Hip

Case Study of Infective Native Hip Patient is a 68 year old male who came in 2010 by referral from another orthopedic surgeon. Patient complained of left hip pain that he stated had been bothering him for the past two years. Patient had mentioned that he was hospitalized one year ago with a septic hip....

Case Study of Loosening of Left Total Hip Arthroplasty

Case Study of Loosening of Left Total Hip Arthroplasty Patient is a 70 year old male who came in with severe left hip pain after having a left Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) done several years ago. On initial visit with us, X-Rays showed findings of periprostheticlucency/osteolysis of the femoral stem and mild thickening of...

Case Study of Boney Non-Union Patella Fracture

Case Study of Boney Non-Union Patella Fracture Patient is a 25 year old male who was referred to us by another orthopedic surgeon and came in with a previous patella fracture which was not healing properly. The patient was in severe pain and has had a previous surgery to try to correct this, which can be seen in...

Case Study of Loose Total Knee Replacement

Case Study of Loose Total Knee Replacement Patient is a 50 year old male who came in complaining of left knee pain. Patient stated that he had received a left Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) a few years ago at an outside facility. Patient presented with a restricted range of motion and was in severe pain....

Case Study of Painful Hardware in Single Stage Hip Revision

Case Study of Painful Hardware in Single Stage Hip Revision Patient is a 55 year old female who came in with severe pain. Patient explained that three years ago she had an intertrochanteric fracture of the left hip and an Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) performed by an outside institution. She stated that she had been...

Case Study of Infected Hardware with Two Staged Hip Reconstruction

Case Study of Infected Hardware with Two Staged Hip Reconstruction Patient is a 75 year old female who came to us with severe left hip pain after having an Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of the left hip. Patient came in with x-rays to review, as shown below, and the x-rays indicate that the hardware had failed. Patient was...

Case Study of Painful Hardware

Case Study of Painful Hardware Patient is a 70 year old male who came in complaining of right hip pain. He had stated that he had been experiencing this pain for a few years and that it has been worsening. He had informed at that he had received a right Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) ten years...