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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons explains that total knee replacement involves four basic steps: preparing the knee by removing damaged cartilage and a small amount of underlying bone; replacing the missing t...

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Total knee arthroplasty, also known as total knee replacement, is a procedure where surgeons replace both surfaces of the knee joint with prosthetic devices, states the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Doctors u...

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Knee surgery is a suitable and necessary treatment for patella injuries such as fractures or serious dislocations, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Less severe forms of fracture or dislocation m...

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Knee cap replacement surgery, also known as a patellofemoral replacement, involves removing and replacing worn down cartilage and bone surfaces with plastic or metal implants, according to the American Academy of Orthopa...

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Knee replacements work by replacing damaged areas of the knee joint with metal and plastic components that allow the joint to function normally without pain, according to OrthoInfo. Knee replacements are typically perfor...

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Doctors perform total shoulder joint replacement surgery by removing damaged joint surfaces and replacing them with a plastic pocket and a metal ball connected to a stem, explains the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surg...

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