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Knee replacements can now be done as one-day surgeries

Timothy Damron, MD (photo by Jim Howe)

Timothy Damron, MD (photo by Jim Howe)

Some patients can safely undergo surgery to have their knee joint replaced and go home the same day, says Timothy Damron, MD, the vice chairman for orthopedic surgery at Upstate. Patients who are relatively healthy and motivated may qualify for the one-day, or swift knee, procedure, he explains.

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