Old age and BMI over 40 should not necessarily be regarded as contraindications for joint surgery, a rheumatologist has told the conference. Speaking during a session called Joint Replacement in OA: Friend or Foe Dr Lisa Mandl from the Weill Cornell Medicine Centre in New York said, in general, total hip and knee replacements were ...
Older age and BMI not necessarily contraindications for joint replacement
By Nicola Garrett
12 Jun 2016