Study: More Risk For Female Hip Repla...

Study: More Risk For Female Hip Replacement Patients

There are 2 comments on the Surgical Products story from Feb 21, 2013, titled Study: More Risk For Female Hip Replacement Patients. In it, Surgical Products reports that:

The latest research on hip replacements finds female patients face a higher risk of needing a follow-up operation than men.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

#1 Feb 21, 2013
i have posted in the past but no one has posted a response to mine. posteriorly partial hip done as an emergency after i fell and broke it. 10 months out still in physical therapy. alot of pain after therapy trying to rebuild the muscle. i am a very slender person. i think i have hip bursitis and was wondering if accupuncture could be an alternative to a cortisone shot? i hope someone can related to my situation.

Chicago, IL

#3 Mar 22, 2013
Actually, I've read that older male patients, 55 years old and above, are also at a higher risk of developing hip replacement complications. The similarity between older male patients and female patients is that both have softer bones compared to younger, larger-built guys. This may be why they are prone to hip deterioration, bone loss, etc. I've read these info from

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