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No Fear of Knee Surgery

August 23, 1985

Regarding the disparaging article by Zan Thompson: I shudder to think if I had been misled by such an article 10 years ago before my complete knee replacement. I would have been fearful and would not have had the most successful replacement.

I am a senior citizen and have traveled the world over with complete comfort and agility since the operation. As I recall, it was necessary to use the walker for about a month at home and some therapy, from choice--but good common sense would tell one this would be necessary for a while--a cut finger would need to heal!!!

Hope and pray that this misleading article will be retracted before causing too much doubt and fear--heaven knows, we have enough of it these days.

AMRE BUSCH

Pacific Palisades

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