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No two knees are exactly the same, so why should knee replacement patients put up with identical implants? With the right expert care, they don’t have to
Total knee replacements have, in recent years, revolutionised the management of knee arthritis, providing pain relief and improving function. An increasing number of knee replacement procedures are being performed for this reason and also due to having an ageing population, says surgeon Fahad Attar.
But some of the patients requiring this procedure are younger. This can be due to arthritis, which is secondary to knee injuries
which have already been sustained.