Knee Joint Replacement (cont.)
Prognosis of Knee Joint Replacement
With proper care and rehabilitation, a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) may last 20 years or longer before you need a replacement. Most replaced knee joints continue to work 10 years after surgery.
Medically reviewed by Aimee V. HachigianGould, MD; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Klippel, J.H., et al. Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases. New York: Springer, 2008.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/23/2015
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