View Full Version : The Impact Of Rheumatoid Arthritis And Lupus On Joint Replacement Surgery Outcomes

11-13-2012, 02:14 AM
Two new studies by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have overturned common beliefs about joint replacement in patients with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In one study, researchers demonstrated that RA patients who undergo a knee replacement can expect outcomes that are similar to individuals undergoing the operation for osteoarthritis...

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11-13-2012, 04:15 PM
I don't care what they say, I still don't wanna have a knee or hip replacement at age 56... I'm too nervous 'bout that... |;^)