Moira McCarthy, a writer and recent total knee replacement (TKR) patient, journaled her perioperative experience at Beth Israel Deaconess Plymouth. She provides a first-hand account as well as information about having outpatient TKR surgery. Interviews with her surgeon, R. Scott Oliver, MD and other AAHKS members, underscore that outpatient TKR is not for everyone and requires that patients are healthy, have good support at home and live in a physically safe environment. Read the article.

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