A member asked:

Is it safe to have arthoscopic surgery after total knee replacement?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Roger Palutsis answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Yes: Not sure if you mean the same knee or not. The opposite knee is not a problem. Occasionally it is appropriate to do an arthoscopy of the replaced joint for scar tissue. Always worried about any surgery in presence of a total joint replacement.

Answered 1/29/2015



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