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Where is a knee arthroplasty usually done? At a hospital?

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Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Yes

Knee arthroplasty or replacement is usually performed at a hospital with length of stay ranging from 2-4 days.
Sometimes, in the healthiest and youngest patients, it may be performed in an outpatient setting.

In brief: Yes

Knee arthroplasty or replacement is usually performed at a hospital with length of stay ranging from 2-4 days.
Sometimes, in the healthiest and youngest patients, it may be performed in an outpatient setting.
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Hospital

Total knee arthroplasty is replacement of knee with mechanical joint.
Typically need to stay in hospital 3 or more days to control pain, get physical therapy. May also need rehab stay. Ask your surgeon and anesthesiologist about continuous nerve block catheters for post-op pain control. They will discuss your options.

In brief: Hospital

Total knee arthroplasty is replacement of knee with mechanical joint.
Typically need to stay in hospital 3 or more days to control pain, get physical therapy. May also need rehab stay. Ask your surgeon and anesthesiologist about continuous nerve block catheters for post-op pain control. They will discuss your options.
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Harris Cohen
Family Medicine

In brief: Arthroplasty

Arthroplasty is performed in an operating room setting -- either in a hospital or an outpatient surgical center.

In brief: Arthroplasty

Arthroplasty is performed in an operating room setting -- either in a hospital or an outpatient surgical center.
Dr. Harris Cohen
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