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Knee-joint replacement is surgery to replace all or part of the knee joint with a manmade, or artificial joint. The artificial joint is called prosthesis.
Below are questions you may want to ask your doctor about the surgery.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website. Total knee replacement. orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/treatment/total-knee-replacement. Updated August 2015. Accessed April 3, 2019.
Mihalko WM. Arthroplasty of the knee. In: Azar FM, Beaty JH, Canale ST, eds. Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics. 13th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017:chap 7.