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What's the benefit of fusing a knee?

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Dr. Paul Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Limb salvage

Knee fusion is a salvage procedure for failed knee replacements, irreparable extensor mechanism deficits, infection, young active patients involved in heavy labor, soft tissue defects and neuropathic joint disease.

In brief: Limb salvage

Knee fusion is a salvage procedure for failed knee replacements, irreparable extensor mechanism deficits, infection, young active patients involved in heavy labor, soft tissue defects and neuropathic joint disease.
Dr. Paul Grutter
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Decrease pain

This option is mainly used to create stability to a painful unstable area.

In brief: Decrease pain

This option is mainly used to create stability to a painful unstable area.
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