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Anyone had a partial knee replacement - not total replacement - and get better results?
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Dr. Stephen Rockower
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Partials work
In the proper circumstances, a partial knee replacement (unicondylar replacement) works very well.

In brief: Partials work
In the proper circumstances, a partial knee replacement (unicondylar replacement) works very well.
Dr. Stephen Rockower
Dr. Stephen Rockower
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Very common
I have performed over 500 robotic arm assisted partial knee replacements and my favorite patient is one that has had a total knee on the other side.
This is because i can guarantee them that the partial will be a much faster recovery, much less painful, they will get better range of motion, take less pain medicine and the knee will feel much more like their natural knee than their total knee.

In brief: Very common
I have performed over 500 robotic arm assisted partial knee replacements and my favorite patient is one that has had a total knee on the other side.
This is because i can guarantee them that the partial will be a much faster recovery, much less painful, they will get better range of motion, take less pain medicine and the knee will feel much more like their natural knee than their total knee.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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