In The News: 06/07

If youve been putting off shoulder surgery because of the cost or the specter of surgical risks, a major study in the journal Clinical Orthopaedics may put your concerns to rest. Researchers found that patients with chronic arthritis pain who undergo shoulder [IMGCAP(1)]arthroplasty (placement of an artificial joint similar to that used in hip and knee surgery) can expect fewer complications, shorter hospital stays, and fewer costs than patients who undergo hip or knee replacement.
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