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Knee Replacement in Folks Over 80: Less Risky Than You Think

March 31, 2022

From the Health Day website

Knee replacement surgery is increasingly common among people over 80 sidelined with knee pain, and the procedure isn’t as hazardous for them as often assumed.

That’s the main message from a new study of more than 1.7 million seniors who underwent knee replacement surgery.

The findings come as no surprise to Dr. Thomas Fleeter, whose oldest knee replacement patient was 96.

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