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John P. Dunleavy, M.D. Video Library

If you have concerns about recalled devices or metal-on-metal hip replacements, this video shows Dr. John P. Dunleavy reviewing the merits of ceramic on plastic hip replacement.  Improved longevity and less corrosion are among the benefits.

 
 

Dr. John P. Dunleavy discusses the advancements in the rapidly changing field of knee replacement surgery.  Here he outlines the benefits of partial knee replacement and the newest, state-of-the-art full knee replacement surgical techniques.

 
 

While anxiety about knee replacement surgery is common, Dr. John P. Dunleavy explains how today’s knee replacement surgery should actually be considered as “knee resurfacing surgery.”  Visuals show how the procedure actually uses metal and plastic pieces on the ends of the bones to rid the patient of bone-against-bone pain caused by arthritis. These new techniques in knee replacement result in faster recovery and better outcomes than in the past.

 
 

Dr. John P. Dunleavy discusses the various approaches to hip replacement surgery, including anterior and posterior approaches, as well as the latest anterior technique, called mini posterolateral surgery. He further explains how a personalized approach ultimately provides patients with the best outcome.

 
 

Now, residents of Connecticut have the option of having outpatient knee or hip replacement surgery. This enables patients to go home on the same day as their surgery, avoiding a hospital stay and recovering in the comfort of their home. Dr. John P. Dunleavy explains the benefits here.

 
 

If degenerative arthritis or osteoarthritis is causing hip pain, you may need a hip replacement. In this video, Dr. John P. Dunleavy explains and shows how hip replacement surgery creates a smooth arc of motion in the hip joint, eliminating pain caused by bone-on-bone friction.

 
 


What is Anterior Approach Hip Replacement Surgery?

Dr. Dunleavy discusses how the Anterior Approach Hip Replacement is one of several total hip replacement surgery options. He details how the operation is performed for quicker recovery and return to normal function.

 
 

Patients no longer need to travel to NYC for hip or knee replacement surgery, but rather can take advantage of the state-of-the-art facilities located right in the Danbury area. Select patients can even have outpatient surgery, where they return home the same day. Outpatient surgery enables patients to stay close to home, and enjoy aftercare appointments nearby.

 
 

 

Dr. Dunleavy performs state-of-the-art Makoplasty procedures for patients suffering from pervasive joint pain resulting from degenerative joint disease of the knee and hip. He is experienced in robotic-assisted surgery for total hip replacement, as well as total and partial knee replacements. The Mako system uses 3-D mapping and robotic technology to assist our surgeons to conduct procedures that are more precise and less invasive than ever before.

 
 

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