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Who is not a candidate for muscle-sparing knee replacement surgery?

The following people are not candidates for muscle-sparing knee replacement surgery:

  • Somebody who has has already had one done and has to have a revision.
  • A person who has a severe deformity and the surgeon needs to do some fancy techniques to correct the deformity.
  • A person who is very overweight.

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