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 Introduction of Joint Replacement Surgery at NTUH

Joint Replacement Surgery at NTUH - Total Knee and Hip Replacement


With an expanding aging population, osteoarthritis has become more and more common. The demand for joint replacement is also on the rise. Artificial joint replacement surgery is one of the greatest advances in orthopedic medicine. The surgery can relieve pain and restore mobility, so that elderly people can be more active and enjoy a better quality of life.


  1. The Department of Orthopedic Surgery of NTUH has ample experience (performing about 1,000 cases per year) on joint replacement surgery
  2. NTUH uses many different brands of artificial joints, adapting to the individual needs of specific patients
  3. In case of any complications, such as deep vein thrombosis, NTUH is well-equipped to provide prompt treatments with proficient interdisciplinary collaboration

NTUH's Joint Replacement Team and Its Accomplishments

  1. NTUH's department of orthopedic surgery has more than 10 attending physicians that are qualified to perform joint replacement surgery
  2. NTUH's department of orthopedic surgery has more than 20 years of experience performing such surgeries, and its quality has reached the world class level

Artificial joint replacement surgery can improve a patient's quality of life significantly. It is a relatively simple surgery that requires a short recovery time, and has very few expected complications. The procedure is suitable for patients on a short-term visit to Taiwan. 

(Last revised: 2017/05/08 by Joyce)