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Query about requirement of spacer after TKR.

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After having a Total Knee Replacement , should I be needing a Spacer size change 6 months later?


Category: Orthopedic Surgeon

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Category: Spine Surgeon
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Expert:  Dr. Mukesh Tiwari replied 4 Days.

Hello,
Thankyou for approaching Doctorspring.
I have gone through your question and understand that you are asking about the insertion of a spacer of your Total Knee Replacement.
Generally 'spacer' is inserted in presence of some complications like infection.
Please can you give me details if you are having any such problem or anyother complications.
Please reply as a follow up and I will guide you accordingly.

Thankyou


Dr. Mukesh Tiwari
Category: Spine Surgeon
Experience: 
Fellowship - Khandaka Hospital, Jaipur
Residency - MS, Rabindranath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur, 2000
Medical School, Internship - MBBS, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, 1995
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