Below are links to information from around the web that may assist you in understanding the particulars of your situation, treatments that are available and some expectations for recovery. Most of these links are to the Stryker Corporation website. Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies with a broad based range of products in orthopedics and a significant presence in other medical specialties. Stryker works with respected medical professionals to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.
Links from the Stryker website that may help you understand your procedure:
Information from Wikepedia.
Although wikipedia is a well known source for information on the web, items reviewed here should be checked thoroughly with medical professionals.