Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Hip Replacement Improves Function in Older Adults

Hip Replacement Leads to Improved Physical Functioning in Older Patients

Med Page Today - by Todd Neale - June 19, 2008

Osteoarthritic hips even in older Medicare patients are likely to respond to arthroplasty with invigorated physical functioning, researchers here found. Medicare beneficiaries who under went total-hip arthroplasty were about twice as likely to report improvement in mobility and in the ability to perform the activities of daily living.

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