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Coloured X-ray (side view) of the bones of the knee joint in a 78 year old patient, showing total knee replacement. An artificial (prosthetic) knee joint has been fitted to imitate the mobility of the natural joint. Metal sutures are seen (at right) seven days after surgery (arthroplasty).
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