Study challenges trend for joint surgery in younger patients


1 in 3 people who undergo joint replacement surgery in their early 50s will require revision surgery in their lifetime, research shows. The Lancet study of 63,158 patients with hip replacements and 54,276 with knee replacements found that for patients aged 50–54 years, the lifetime risk of revision (LTRR) surgery increased up to 29% for ...


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