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Towards better hip replacements
Source:
Healio

Patients with degenerative arthritis who underwent total hip or knee arthroplasty experienced better survival compared with the general population for about 8 years after surgery, according to results.

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AAOS releases new clinical practice guideline for osteoarthritis of the hip
Source:
AAOS

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently released a new clinical practice guideline (CPG) on the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip that strongly recommends the use of pre-surgical treatments to ease pain and improve mobility, including corticosteroid injections, physical therapy and non-narcotic medications.

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