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Eroded knee joint, chronic condition. Surgery to reconstruct ACL and remove alignment done. Do I need a manufactured joint surgery?

I have eroded knee joint since 12years, I have been done four times operations in my knee during that time two operations to reconstruct the ACL and two operations to clean and remove some alignment. Lately I have been visited a doctor while my Knee has swollen, doctor removed out some liquid (two times a month).The doctor told me that I have hard fraction and it is already eroded and I need to plant a manufactured joint. I am 40 years old. Thx Best Regards
Asked On : Fri, 25 May 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hand Surgery 's  Response
hi Mishal

Welcome to healthcaremagic

i would like toknow in detail your history. the information given by you is not sufficient to say whether you require joint replacement or not.

i suggest that you meet an orthopaedics with your xray report . he will decide whether you require the TKR or not.

At the age of 40 the Total Knee Reeplacment is rare done. It is not recommend unless there is no other way

Wish you good health

Answered: Fri, 25 May 2012
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