5 Fun Facts about Total Knee Replacement

1)  patients are placed in continuous passive motion device immediately after surgery

2) the knee replacement lasts 15-20 years 

3) patients are required to mobilize within the first day postoperative 

4) the most common complication of total knee surgery is VTE 

5) Patients are placed on antibiotics before surgery and 24 hours after surgery 

 

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