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Need for Repeat Knee Replacement

Out of 100 people who have knee replacement surgery, 5 to 12 will need to repeat the surgery within 10 years.

The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.

Current as of: June 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
David Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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