Total knee replacement – The procedure & success rate.

Total knee replacement – The procedure & success rate.

Total knee replacement – The procedure & success rate. The most common cause of knee disability is osteoarthritis, the breakdown of cartilage that triggers severe knee pain and stiffness. When pain medications and other treatments are no longer effective, you may need a total knee replacement. History of Knee replacement Knee replacement surgery was first performed in 1968. Since then, improvements in surgical materials and techniques have greatly increased its effectiveness. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, more than 600,000 total knee replacement surgeries are performed on adults in…

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