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Osteoarthritis

Demand for hip replacements sky rockets

The number of hip replacements performed on people under the age of 60 has risen by a staggering 76% in the last decade, UK data shows. According to figures released by the NHS 122,154 hip operations were performed in 2014–15 – an increase of 47% when compared to the 89,919 hip replacements carried out a decade earlier. This growth ...

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