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Is the knee arthroplasty a risky thing to do?
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Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
7 doctors agree
In brief: It Depends
Any surgery has associated risks.
Knee arthroplasty is a big procedure. It is very helpful when indicated, however. Risks vary depending upon your overall health, medical conditions, level of fitness. Medical issues such as diabetes and heart disease increase the risk of any surgery. It is best to talk these risks over with your primary care physician as well as your orthopedist.

In brief: It Depends
Any surgery has associated risks.
Knee arthroplasty is a big procedure. It is very helpful when indicated, however. Risks vary depending upon your overall health, medical conditions, level of fitness. Medical issues such as diabetes and heart disease increase the risk of any surgery. It is best to talk these risks over with your primary care physician as well as your orthopedist.
Dr. Susan Jolly
Dr. Susan Jolly
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It depends.
There are always risks associated with any surgery, but sometime the benefits may outweigh the risks.
Discuss the procedure and risks with your doctor and decide on a plan of care.

In brief: It depends.
There are always risks associated with any surgery, but sometime the benefits may outweigh the risks.
Discuss the procedure and risks with your doctor and decide on a plan of care.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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