Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Ch...

Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Challenged By Complications After Joint Replacement Surgery

There are 3 comments on the Medical News Today story from Nov 30, 2012, titled Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Challenged By Complications After Joint Replacement Surgery. In it, Medical News Today reports that:

In the first systemic review of evidence assessing complications following total joint arthroplasty, patients with rheumatoid arthritis were found to have an increased risk for hip dislocation after hip replacement surgery compared to those with osteoarthritis .

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Idaho Falls, ID

#1 Dec 7, 2012
This is indeed a hurdle that most patients with RA are facing. The risks and complications of the operation that might enable them to move their joints may overshadow the benefits. Know more about it at

West Chicago, IL

#2 Dec 14, 2012
Joint replacement surgery for the treatment of arthritis most often offers the patient excellent results. However, there are potential complications that a patient should know about such as blood clots, stiffness, loosening, and infection of the implant. Read more at

Since: Jan 13

Miami, FL

#3 Feb 12, 2013
Joint replacement surgery is being solution for some people and problem for some people. Many of them are still living with pain after having joint replacement.


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