What Are Some Side Effects of the Zimmer NexGen CR-Flex Knee Replacement?

There are many potential side effects of knee surgery.  These include:

  • Infection of the knee or surrounding area
  • Thrombophiebitis (vein swelling caused by a blood clot)
  • Heart attack or stroke
  • Nerve damage, especially around the knee
  • Osteolysis (a breakdown of the bone next to the knee)
  • Implant fracture
  • Knee stiffness

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