Hip and knee replacement
Source: SourceOECD Social Issues/Migration/Health, Volume 2011, Number 18, November 2011 , pp. 76-77(2)
Abstract:Significant advances in surgical treatment have provided effective options to reduce the pain and disability associated with certain musculoskeletal conditions. Joint replacement surgery (hip and knee replacement) is considered the most effective intervention for severe osteoarthritis, reducing pain and disability and restoring some patients to nearnormal function.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: November 2011