Province spends $2M on slew of knee and hip replacements

Feb 10, 2013 Full story: CBC News

Nova Scotians have the longest wait in the country for hip and knee surgeries, seven years after the federal government set aside billions of dollars to improve wait times.

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Minnie

Kansas City, MO

#1 Feb 17, 2013
The long wait is over for many Nova Scotians to receive a hip replacement operation. Others do badly need one. Though, it is best to decide on this matter earnestly as more and more reports are saying that hip replacement surgery causes severe complications. This is linked to the hip implants used and that these are the ones causing inflammation, pain, and metallosis. This is quite dangerous as metallosis is believed to leak into the bloodstream of the affected individual. Check out this helpful site I found, http://www.prweb.com/releases/rottenstein-law... they have thorough information about hip replacement complications.
Alice

Atlanta, GA

#2 Feb 18, 2013
There are many men and women who are not yet able to get able to get a hip or knee replacement because it is expensive. Though there are many reports stating that there is danger in having metal hip implants, many people still risk it because of arthrtic pain. There is something at the http://www.reviewseeker.com/article/Rottenste... that might be helpful.

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