Patients more likely to develop ische...

Patients more likely to develop ischemic stroke after total hip replacement surgeries

There are 2 comments on the Medical News story from Nov 9, 2012, titled Patients more likely to develop ischemic stroke after total hip replacement surgeries. In it, Medical News reports that:

An international study involving the University of Southampton has shown people who undergo a total hip replacement are at a higher risk of a stroke in the first two weeks after surgery.

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Brooklyn, NY

#1 Nov 16, 2012
Ischemic stroke refers to the lack of blood supply to the brain caused by blood clots or plaques logged in the blood vessels of the brain. This is one of the more recent news regarding the effects of hip replacement surgery to men and women. More information about hip replacement and Pinnacle devices at

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Nov 16, 2012
Getting a stroke is worse than having a defective joint. In this case, one has to choose if losing life and consciousness is worth restoring one's joint. Read more:

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