Preparing for Surgery

Stop playing contact sport activity to prevent further injuries to the knee. Rehabilitation to regain mobility of the knee and quadriceps muscle power.

Medical and anesthetist consult for evaluation and advise. If you have underlying disease, please bring the current medication.

Anticoagulants drug: stop 7 days prior to surgery

Antihypertensive drug: continue to operative day

Hypoglycemic drug: stop the day before surgery

The drug withheld is on order of medical doctor and anesthesiologist that is depend on the patient condition.

The patient should avoid food and drink at least 8 hours before surgery.

The hospital stay is typical 2-3 days