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    Bilateral PKR Bilateral Partial Knee Replacement Advice

    I did. He was. a part of a group of surgeons in Alaska then did so well he now has his own clinic. His dad was also a doctor a heart surgeon. I don’t live in Alaska anymore though. Mine didn’t feel great at first but when he went back and scoped them to remove the excess cement I had great...
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    Revision TKR Surgery is cancelled

    that is what I am hoping for too jockethe. Ty for your support. Glad your hubby is okay
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    Bilateral PKR Bilateral Partial Knee Replacement Advice

    my partial knees are now 17 and 18 years old. I need them both replaced now though.
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    Bilateral PKR Bilateral Partial Knee Replacement Advice

    I had a right partial knee and then the left 6 months to a year later. That is all they would offer me because of my age. I was 35 at the time. Too be honest if you are allowed I would get total knees if you can. Eventually arthritis ends up in the whole knee which it did in my case also it is...
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    Revision TKR Surgery is cancelled

    i will know the date of the cardiac Cath when they get insurance approval. The doc figures the last week in February. I was surprised this time because I had stress tests done before years ago and nothing showed up. I just got the results today. Thank you for your support also. I love this...
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    Revision TKR Surgery is cancelled

    No the august trip is prepaid, got all the discounts, early booking, frequent passenger etc. thank you for your support though
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    Revision TKR Surgery is cancelled

    I am so dissapointed. I was supposed to have a right knee conversion from a partial knee to a total knee due to bone spurs, severe arthritis and instability. While getting preop work up I had to get an echo and stress test. The echo was normal. The stress test showed a minor abnormality so...
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    TKR Knee Giving Way

    I would to make sure you didn’t reinjure the knee, also giving away can cause you to fall and you don’t want that
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    TKR I have a date

    Saw my surgeon today. He was thrilled with the 35 pound weight loss. My surgery date is scheduled for February 12. I will be having a revision from a successful partial that lasted several years to a full knee. I am kind of concerned because he said it is more complicated than a first time...
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    TKR What questions to ask the doctor

    i saw my physician in September. He said if I lost 20 pounds he would schedule me for right knee replacement. I succeeded and lost 34. I had bilateral partial knees many years ago in a different state and did extremely well. They have lasted 18 and 19 years. Now he plans on revising the...

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