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I have had both knee replacements done and had a knee cap has blown out.  Has anyone heard of this?

Shouldn't the artifical part of the knee cap be protected?  The doctor said that the reason the knee cap blew is because the blood was not getting to the knee because of the scar tissue.  He told me to wear a brace when I was on my knee for a long period of time.  Come back in six weeks, does anyone know what my options are?

Do you need a knee cap replaced? Should not the

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