rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

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 ...

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