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What is the best artificial knee joint available for today

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
The one your surgeon: The one your surgeon is comfortable putting in.
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgeon's choice: There are several options, but as others have mentioned, most surgeons usually will have a preference... Asking your surgeon about their choice would ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Flanagan
48 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
TKR: If a person had a total knee replacement and had problems or wearing of the prosthesis it is certainly possible to do a revision total knee replaceme ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: If you did not have fever, redness, pain and swelling of the knee, then it was not likely to be infected. You do not have infection that long without ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Low impact: Generally, it is a good idea to keep the knee moving with as little impact as possible. Provided it is just a strain, and there are no fractures, tor ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cartilage: Options depend on amount of surface area involved--if small, possible microfracture, oats procedure for cartilage transfer, or chondrocyte transplant- ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Agudelo
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strengthening: The best initial treatment includes weight loss, muscle strength and analgesics.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more info: Sorry to hear about your knee. "crushed " doesn't sound good but i need more information to give u an answer. It would be best to look @ your x-rays a ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
A lot depends: on severity of your symptoms and progress since the injury. Definitive surgical treatment is menisectomy. You should discuss with orthopedic surgery ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Core: Core strengthening along with hip, thigh and leg strengthening.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not good: Sorry but I do not know how to see your profile but what you describe is a reasonably bad fracture of the knee joint with displaced fracture of the o ... Read More
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