What is Knee reconstruction?

Category: Surgeries

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A knee reconstruction, or knee replacement, is a surgical procedure in which the weight bearing surfaces of the knee joint are repaired or replaced.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Knee injury 5 1
ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury 1 0
Alkaptonuria 1 0
Gunshot wound 1 1
Osteoarthritis 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Knee reconstruction

Side effect Patients

Duration

Stopped having Knee reconstruction

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 9
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Knee reconstruction.