Older age and BMI not necessarily contraindications for joint replacement

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 ...

Already a member?

Login to keep reading.

© 2021 the limbic