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16 Things You Need to Know About Knee Replacement

From surgery to recovery, an article in Reader's Digest highlights important facts about knee replacement surgery.

The article notes that some patients may qualify for a partial knee replacement.

HSS hip and knee surgeon Bradford S. Waddell, MD, noted that patients could opt for a partial knee replacement when only one area of the knee's cartilage is damaged. According to the article, Dr. Waddell determines if a patient is a candidate for a partial knee replacement based on the patient's needs, the medical exam and imaging.

Read the full article at rd.com