Elbow replacement in Iran

recovery time

Recovery time : 12 - 14 days

How long must I remain in Iran?

Stay in Iran : 7 days

How long it takes?

Clinic stay : 1 day

How much does it cost in Iran?

Coat : From 1630

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Elbow Replacement in Iran

What is Elbow replacement ?

Elbow replacement in Iran is popular among patients suffering from an injury of the elbow. There are many reasons that make Iran one of the most popular destinations for elbow replacement and the unparalleled quality of treatment offered by the top hospitals in the country is one of the leading reasons.

If a disease such as rheumatoid arthritis or an injury has harmed your elbow, your doctor may recommend surgery to replace the joint, so you have less pain and can move better.

During elbow replacement in iran, a surgeon replaces your elbow with an artificial joint made from two implants that attach to the bones in your arm. A metal and plastic hinge joins the implants together.The procedure is similar to hip and knee replacements.

You want a surgeon who has a lot of experience. Ask Mediranco’s experts for referrals. You may also want to check with the professional association of iranian Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.

Basically, there are four types of elbow replacement surgeries that are performed in Iran. Different prosthetic joints are available to replace either a portion of the joint or to replace the whole joint, depending on the condition of the patient.

Elbow Replacement

Tennis elbow replacement surgery: Tennis elbow, also called lateral epicondylitis, is required in the case of patients with small tears of ligaments that attach the forearm muscles to the arm bone in the elbow joint. This is the most common procedure available in Iran for patients with an elbow joint pain. During the surgery, the damaged tendon area is located and an incision is made over the outer surface of the joint.

Elbow arthritis replacement surgery: Elbow arthritis surgery, also known as elbow debridement, is performed in patients with significant damage to the elbow due to arthritis. Back of the elbow is incised deep enough to remove all the bone spurs and loose debris that are causing a hindrance in the elbow movement.

Arthroscopic Elbow Replacement Surgery: In this procedure, small incisions are made over the elbow to insert the instruments with the help of a small camera. The incision is made so that the damaged part of the elbow joint can be replaced. This surgery is conducted to remove loose bodies, joint capsules, and bone spurs. In some cases, it is also used to review the cartilage damage.

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Cost of elbow replacement surgery in Iran

It is a well-known fact that Iran is known internationally for providing the best medical services at the lowest prices. Similarly, the cost of elbow replacement in Iran is much cheaper than other leading health destinations in the world.

However, the cost of changing an elbow in Iran varies from hospital to hospital depending on location, infrastructure, food facilities and length of hospital stay. The change in the overall cost of treatment depends on the cost of the initial consultation, the surgeon’s salary, the cost of diagnostic tests and other medical facilities, and the need for any ancillary procedures.

The quality of implants, consumables and prostheses used in surgery also affects the cost of elbow replacement surgery in Iran. If the items used in the surgery are imported, the overall cost of the surgery may vary considerably. A typical elbow replacement surgery in Iran costs between $ 4,000 and $ 7,000. The same procedure in the United States without insurance will cost between 35,000 and 40,000 dollars.

Despite all the above factors, the average cost of elbow replacement in Iran is significantly lower than in other countries. Cost savings attract not only patients from Western countries, but also patients from developing countries who do not have access to high quality joint replacement methods.

It is estimated that patients can save 60 to 80% of the total cost by choosing treatment in Iran compared to other Western countries around the world.

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Hotels

Parsian Azadi Hotel

Tehran – Chamran Highway – Yadegar-e-Emam Intersection – Parsian Azadi Hotel

Homa Hotel

Tehran Province, Tehran, Shahid Khoddami, No. 51

Espinas Palace Hotel

Tehran – Saadat Abad – Behroud Sq – Espinas Palace Hotel

Aramis Hotel

Tehran – Vali Asr Square – valiasr St – No .1752

Recovery After Elbow Replacement Surgery

Elbow replacement surgery takes about 2 hours. You’ll get anesthesia, so you won’t be “awake” for it. You’ll need to stay in the hospital for up to 4 days.

After the operation, you’ll have stitches and a bandage on your new elbow. You may also need to keep your arm in a splint to keep it stable while it heals.

Because elbow replacement involves cutting skin, tendons, and bone, you’ll need strong pain medications after surgery. You’ll also take pain meds for 1 to 2 weeks after you go home from the hospital.

It will take time to get used to your new elbow. For instance, you won’t be able to lift anything heavier than a cup of coffee for 6 weeks after surgery. It’s a good idea to line up help ahead of time.

You’ll learn simple exercises and other types of physical therapy to help your arm get stronger and move better. You’ll do “range of motion” exercises, such as bending and straightening your arm.

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