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    TKR with spinal anesthesia
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    Continued pain after hip surgery
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    Posted by MrWilsoninElPaso
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    Posted by spyac3
    hip replacement
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    TNR pain and lack of progress
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    Visionaire Knee
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    R TKR
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    Failed partial hip replacement
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