oa Modern Medicine - Joint replacements - who needs them?
|Article Title||Joint replacements - who needs them?|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Surgery, Kingston General Hospital, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Canada|
|Publication Date||Sep 1987|
|Pages||65 - 70|
|Keyword(s)||Complications, Indications, Joint replacements and Orthopaedic surgery|
Although joint replacement is a treatment most likely to succeed, it does present several drawbacks, namely, infection, mechanical failure, and poor placement. Wrong placement can ruin the performance of even the best designed joints.
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