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Fake knees for knee pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello!
Doctor :  
How can i help you
User :   I was wondering... My dad has some knee problems and has been offered to get, "fake knees."
User :   although he says he wants to keep real knees for as long as he can.
Doctor :  
Please proceed
Doctor :  
User :   I was wondering if it is possible to get surgery to give him my knees, and I get fake knees?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :  
let me expalin this to you
Doctor :   the fake knees are very well accepted by the patients body, and they does not show any reaction
Doctor :  
but the human bone is more difficult to accept
Doctor :  
they can cause more serious reactions
User :   Is there any chance that his body would accept it? Even a slim chance?
Doctor :  
he should be treated with some drugs before
Doctor :  
it should be accepted first
User :   How much would something like this cost?
Doctor :  
first they will do the cross matching to others
Doctor :  
its very very expensive procedure

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