New Study Shows RA Patients More Like...

New Study Shows RA Patients More Likely to Have Hip Replacement Problems

There are 3 comments on the Personal Injury News story from Jan 25, 2013, titled New Study Shows RA Patients More Likely to Have Hip Replacement Problems. In it, Personal Injury News reports that:

A new study published in the journal of the American College of Rhuematology, or ACR, shows that patients with rheumatoid arthritis have a higher risk for hip dislocation and infection following a hip replacement than those with osteoarthritis.

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Dallas, TX

#2 Feb 1, 2013
This makes sense since RA may be caused by infections and any faults in the implant will hasten it. If only the products did not cause severe complications, then maybe many RA patients could benefit from it. As it is, many sufferers have been exposed to additional risks due to these products. Know about these development in

Since: Jan 13

Miami, FL

#3 Feb 2, 2013
Hi, This hip replacement problem is from beginning. It is an additional risk for a RA patient.


Paradise Valley, AZ

#4 Feb 3, 2013
Those who have RA have much different problems than those with OA. Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune problem and having an implant which is a foreign body, may also trigger the immune system.

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