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What kind of complications might happen from a knee arthroplasty?
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Dr. Robert Levine
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Many Possible
There are quite a few possible complication from a knee arthroplasty.
This is best discussed with your surgeon. But in general, for the right patient, it is a good procedure.

In brief: Many Possible
There are quite a few possible complication from a knee arthroplasty.
This is best discussed with your surgeon. But in general, for the right patient, it is a good procedure.
Dr. Robert Levine
Dr. Robert Levine
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Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Major
complications include the risk of bleeding infection blood clots or the need for future surgery these risks are all relatively low

In brief: Major
complications include the risk of bleeding infection blood clots or the need for future surgery these risks are all relatively low
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
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Dr. Scott Hacker
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Rare Things !
Complications are rare.
These include the usual players like infection, blood loss, and pain. Special issues include blood clots, which can be reduced by strong anti-coagulant medications, tight stockings and machines that keep blood flowing. Typically my biggest concern is making sure my patients work hard on range of motion! if not the knee might not bend all the way. Work really hard !

In brief: Rare Things !
Complications are rare.
These include the usual players like infection, blood loss, and pain. Special issues include blood clots, which can be reduced by strong anti-coagulant medications, tight stockings and machines that keep blood flowing. Typically my biggest concern is making sure my patients work hard on range of motion! if not the knee might not bend all the way. Work really hard !
Dr. Scott Hacker
Dr. Scott Hacker
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