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For years surgeons have boasted of the pain relief and improved quality of life that often follow knee replacement, but now new research suggests that for some patients, knee replacement surgery can actually save their lives. (Stuart Bradford/The New York Times) -- NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH STORY SLUGGED SCI-KNEES-HEARTS-WOMEN. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. - - XNYT136