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Does anybody know the long-term affects of knee-replacement?

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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Pros and cons

The long term benefits of knee replacement include pain relief, improved mobility, improved function and better quality of life.
The long term risks include infection and complications related to wear of the prosthesis or implant. With modern prosthetic materials, however, the life span of the knee replacement can often be in the 15-20 year range.

In brief: Pros and cons

The long term benefits of knee replacement include pain relief, improved mobility, improved function and better quality of life.
The long term risks include infection and complications related to wear of the prosthesis or implant. With modern prosthetic materials, however, the life span of the knee replacement can often be in the 15-20 year range.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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Dr. Tapan Joshi
Pain Management

In brief: .....

You nay need to get revision, osteolysis from wear/revision, you also need to chage your life style since no matter what it is an artificial joint.

In brief: .....

You nay need to get revision, osteolysis from wear/revision, you also need to chage your life style since no matter what it is an artificial joint.
Dr. Tapan Joshi
Dr. Tapan Joshi
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