Altnagelvin starts posting info on hi...

Altnagelvin starts posting info on hip replacements

There are 3 comments on the Londonderry Today story from Feb 1, 2013, titled Altnagelvin starts posting info on hip replacements. In it, Londonderry Today reports that:

ALTNAGELVIN and the North West Independent Hospital in Ballykelly have begun posting information on hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder replacements on the largest joint registry in the world.

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Kansas City, MO

#1 Feb 3, 2013
With more data from different hospitals about joint replacements done, then there will be several records to be studied upon which in turn will give surgeons and patients access to better healthcare. Read more here,

Paradise Valley, AZ

#2 Feb 11, 2013
A joint registry is important to keep track of the hip implants that are being used. This registry may help medical professionals note which implant is best for their patient.

Brooklyn, NY

#3 Apr 5, 2013
Having a national joint registry have been proven to be very useful especially with the debacle concerning hip implants. This was demonstrated when the UK authorities came up with solid statistics and were able to provide concrete solutions. Hopefully this will be done in the US and will for sure help concerned authorities in dealing with the problem. Articles mentioning the joint registy of UK and how it benefits the govenment are available in

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