A study presented at the AAOS Annual Meeting shows that healthy revision total hip arthroplasty patients have about the same chance of developing a deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism as healthy patients undergoing primary hip replacement.
Mr. Burk, 54 years old, had what NYU Langone calls same-day hip-replacement surgery, which practitioners say offers faster recovery times and less postoperative pain. With traditional hip surgery, patients typically spend days recovering in the hospital and may need additional time in a rehabilitation center.
This is my inaugural post as I dive head first into the illustrious world of blogging. My goal is to be an informative source to you, my patients, of all things related to the field of orthopedics with an emphasis on how to keep your bones & joints healthy and the “state of the art” when it comes to joint replacement. Along the way, I’ll introduce you to my clinical team and colleagues in my practice to help you understand just exactly “what an Orthopedic Surgeon does with their time”.