Ask The Doctors: June 2011

Implant Longevity . . . Sjgren Syndrome . . . Breaking Glucosamine Capsules

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Total hip and knee replacement are two of the most successful orthopaedic procedures, relieving pain and restoring function in more than 95 percent of patients who undergo the procedures. Although earlier implants could be expected to last about 10 years, newer implant materials and techniques have extended the longevity to 20 years or more.
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