Oncology & Cancer

Patients may live longer after hip replacement, study suggests

Hip replacement surgery not only improves quality of life but is also associated with increased life expectancy, compared to people of similar age and sex, reports a study in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR), ...

Surgery

Risk of surgical complications up for overlapping hip surgery

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing surgery for hip fracture or total hip arthroplasty (THA), overlapping surgery is associated with increased risk of surgical complications, according to a study published online Dec. 4 ...

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