Complications challenge rheumatoid arthritis patients after joint replacement surgery

There are 10 comments on the EurekAlert! story from Nov 27, 2012, titled Complications challenge rheumatoid arthritis patients after joint replacement surgery. In it, EurekAlert! reports that:

In the first systemic review of evidence assessing complications following total joint arthroplasty, patients with rheumatoid arthritis were found to have an increased risk for hip dislocation after hip replacement surgery compared to those with osteoarthritis .

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May

Dallas, TX

#1 Nov 29, 2012
Each person who had a hip replacement has had a unique experience before and after their operation. Many people might have some similarities here and there but not the same in everything. Sharing one's own experience may help others get through some of the difficulties or give a fresh perspective in a problem. http://pinnaclelawsuit.typepad.com/blog/
Ella

Dallas, TX

#2 Dec 21, 2012
There are indeed many people who undergo a hip replacement surgery to correct their hip problems. This statistic http://www.depuypinnaclelawsuit.com/hip-repla... will give a clear picture on how many. Though it is a routine surgical procedure, there are still several risks that are involved.

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#3 Dec 27, 2012
Joint Replacement Orthopedic surgery is generally conducted to relieve arthritis pain of fix severe physical joint damage as part of hip fracture treatment.
Amy W

Kansas City, MO

#5 Jan 26, 2013
Whether RA patients had a higher risk of dislocation after a hip replacement operation compared to osteoarthritic patients, the fact remains that many are suffering from the complications. http://www.strykerhipreplacementrecall.net/wh... have some helpful articles about hip replacement problems.
Fred

Perth Amboy, NJ

#7 Apr 5, 2013
This definitely not good for RA patients. Hopefully something may be done to limit the dislocations experienced by these patients who consitute a big number of hip implant recipients. RA patients must meanwhile find means to avoid taking that drastic action of hip surgery. Inputs about RA may be available in articles found in depuysettlements .com
Patty

Neptune, NJ

#8 Apr 5, 2013
I have suffered from RA for the last 17 years. In 2006 I had a total hip replacement and it was truly the best decision i ever made. In the hospital for three days and rehab for a week. I went home with a walker and graduated to a cane in another week. The pain of the joint before was gone and I never took painkilllers after leaving the hospital. No problems at all in 7 years. I am about to have a bilateral knee replacement and I am very apprehensive.
Emery

Dallas, TX

#9 Apr 11, 2013
Several people undergoes hip replacement because of developing arthritis on the hip but most cases filed because of the defective hip implant by Depuy, to know more about this, check some DePuy Recall News Center sites.
Dr-Refaat

Cairo, Egypt

#10 Apr 11, 2013
A new hope for patients who have a permanent non treated medical problem ...it is a new line of treatment in medicine .. even though we still want more and more from this type of therapy .. initial results of stem cell therapy are wonderful and promise us with more.

The idea in stem cell therapy is to use the primitive body cells - present at some areas in the body- converting them into the targeted cells which may be cartilage cells , muscle cells ..... etc.

At this topic we will talk about orthopedic stem cell therapy ... using stem cells in generating damaged cartilage between bones which cause articulation of both bones directly resulting in pain to the patient which may be so severe to force him to stop movement,

At this new line of treatment there is no surgery , no steriod injection ..and you can find more and interesting information with Dr.Purita at this site
Dr-Refaat

Cairo, Egypt

#11 Apr 11, 2013
A new hope for patients who have a permanent non treated medical problem ...it is a new line of treatment in medicine .. even though we still want more and more from this type of therapy .. initial results of stem cell therapy are wonderful and promise us with more.

The idea in stem cell therapy is to use the primitive body cells - present at some areas in the body- converting them into the targeted cells which may be cartilage cells , muscle cells ..... etc.

At this topic we will talk about orthopedic stem cell therapy ... using stem cells in generating damaged cartilage between bones which cause articulation of both bones directly resulting in pain to the patient which may be so severe to force him to stop movement,

At this new line of treatment there is no surgery , no steriod injection ..and you can find more and interesting information with Dr.Purita at this site

www.stem.md/ ....
Manny

Providence, UT

#12 Apr 12, 2013
I have heard about several cases about complications associated with hip implants especially hip prosthesis from DePuy which is facing several lawsuits, to know more about it, check www.hipreplacementlawsuitcenter.com

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