Patients run risk of being denied hip replacements'
RESIDENTS risk being denied a hip replacement because Oxfordshire NHS bosses are ignoring national guidance and taking patients' weight into account, leading surgeons have warned.
Fewer suffer post-operation infections
The proportion of people who suffer an infection in their surgical wound fell to 0.25 per cent for caesarean sections and 0.24 per cent for hip replacements last year.
Strides in joint replacement techniques are helping more to improve their lives
After retiring, Dutruch's left hip constantly reminded him of the regular contact he made with bulls in the arena.
Surgeons criticise 'postcode lottery' and points system for hip replacements
Kingston patients who need a hip replacement are subjected to a "postcode lottery" and scored on a points system to decide whether they receive surgery, surgeons have said.
Increasing number of young people receiving hip replacements: specialists
Young, physically active people don't often come to mind as the typical patient for total hip replacement.
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Local vets laud, decry Palo Alto VA system
Congresswoman Jackie Speier, far left; Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, center; and Palo Alto VA Director Lisa Freeman, far right, listen to local veterans at a town hall meeting at the Palo Alto VA hospital on July 7. Photo by Elena Kadvany.
Canterbury researcher producing hip replacement sound device
A University of Canterbury mechanical engineering researcher is working on a sound device to listen to the performance of hip and joint replacements.
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