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    Knee Replacement
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    Dawnys posted:
    Has anyone had a knee replacement op by using spinal block and sedation rather than a general anaesethic?
     
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    jwlink58 responded:
    just had bilateral knee replacements last Wed., 6/8, and had a spinal with sedation. It worked great for me! I felt nothing, even though I remember being slightly aware of talking around me at some point, which my dr said might happen. Between the spinal, the block given in each knee, and the pain meds, my stay in the hospital (2 nights) was relatively pain free .


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