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MAKOPlasty partial knee replacement patient story - 1 year post op

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Our patient was badly injured while walking a huge black labrador who shot off after a squirrel.

She was told by 3 different surgeons that she needed a total knee replacement. She found Dr. Stone through his TED talk. She had hoped that she could have had a BioKnee replacement but unfortunately she was not a candidate for that procedure. However, she was able to have a partial knee replacement where just the damaged part of the knee was replaced. "You need to question somebody when they tell you you need a total knee replacement .... I've been thrilled. I tell everybody!"

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Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer, T.J. Turek, and D.P. Speer. 2006.

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