Risks From Knee Replacement Surgery

Risks From Knee Replacement Surgery

Out of 100 people who have knee replacement surgery, 4 will have a serious complication like joint infection, a blood clot, or a heart attack within 3 months.

The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma David Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Current as ofNovember 29, 2017

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