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Better improvements in primary arthroplasty than in revision arthroplasty
 

Better improvements in primary arthroplasty than in revision arthroplasty

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Improvements in both post-operative pain and hip function are better after primary hip arthroplasty than after revision hip arthroplasty, a new study reports. Regardless of type of surgery, improvements are primarily achieved in the first 3 months following the procedure.
 
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25 Oct 2016 - General
 
Prolonged immobility leads to less probability of returning to normal function. With revision arthroplasty, the time of immobility is doubled due to the second procedure. This means that the hip muscles become weaker due to another period of hip prec...
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