95-year-old war veteran becomes one o...

95-year-old war veteran becomes one of oldest in UK to have hip operation

There are 1 comment on the This Is Lancashire story from Jul 1, 2013, titled 95-year-old war veteran becomes one of oldest in UK to have hip operation. In it, This Is Lancashire reports that:

A BOLTON war hero has become one of the oldest people in the country to have a hip replacement - at the age of 95. Second World War paratrooper Ernest Emmott was in so much pain with his hip that the normally active pensioner considered paying privately for surgery, thinking that at his age it would not be available on the NHS.

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Jake

San Jose, CA

#1 Jul 1, 2013
The old hero does deserve a better quality of life. Having a hip replacement may have its cons but the positive factors outweigh any negative hullabaloos.

Here's an article on hip replacement which might tickle your interest: http://www.amazines.com/article_detail_new.cf... .

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