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Where is a knee revision surgery usually done? At a hospital?
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Dr. Theodore Shybut
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Depends on type
If you are having revision reconstructive surgery such as meniscal repair or acl reconstruction that can often be done at an outpatient surgery center; if you mean revision knee arthroplasty/replacement that should be done at a hospital and will require hospitalization-talk to your surgeon re the postop plan; revisions are complicated cases with less predictable outcomes than primary surgeries.

In brief: Depends on type
If you are having revision reconstructive surgery such as meniscal repair or acl reconstruction that can often be done at an outpatient surgery center; if you mean revision knee arthroplasty/replacement that should be done at a hospital and will require hospitalization-talk to your surgeon re the postop plan; revisions are complicated cases with less predictable outcomes than primary surgeries.
Dr. Theodore Shybut
Dr. Theodore Shybut
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5 doctors agree
In brief: Hospital
This is major surgery which requires general anesthesia and is done in a hospital setting.

In brief: Hospital
This is major surgery which requires general anesthesia and is done in a hospital setting.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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