After having a total joint replacement it is important that you follow up with your orthopedic surgeon in the weeks afterwards and also yearly visits. There are a low percentage of joint replacements that fail and require a second procedure, known as a revision. The implant may fail due to loosening, infection, dislocation or patient related factors. As a patient with a joint replacement, making yearly appointments will allow your doctor to monitor your progress and if a problem does start to occur, it can be caught in the beginning stages.

When a joint revision surgery is needed
Revision Total Knee Replacement

Revision Total Hip Replacement

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