In The News: 06/04

Drive-Through Joint Replacement: The Jury Is Out We reported in December 2003 on mini-incision total knee replacement (MI-TKR), a new procedure that is not only less invasive but reduces scarring, recovery time, and helps a patient regain range of motion faster. Some surgeons have now taken the procedure a step further, claiming that minimally invasive total knee or hip replacement (using very small surgical instruments to create tiny incisions) can be performed on an outpatient…
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