A 36-year-old member asked:
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how probable is it that you can die from a total knee replacement?

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Death from total joint replacement surgery is very uncommon but possible. It depends primarily on the general health of the patient before surgery.
Answered on Dec 21, 2014
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Dr. John Dearborn
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Very rare: Less than 1 out of 3000 die in the first 90 days after knee replacement surgery.
Answered on Dec 29, 2013
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