Rheumatoid Arthritis Question

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Arthroplasty What is the difference when they call the surgery a replacement?

Arthroplasty What is the difference when they call the surgery a replacement?

I have had 3 joint replacements due to my R A Disease,is this the same as Arthoplasty? My orthopedic surgeon use to work with bone cancer at the university.He came highly recommended! I have had pretty good results,but not a 100 percent. My left hip replacement was not the average replacement,and I had to have a blood transfusion.We talk after,because I am going to have my right hip done soon.Should I ask him about this procedure called… read more

posted 3 months ago
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A myRAteam Member said:

Yes learning the hard way myself. My first RA Dr was not informative or ready to listen. Took me 4 months to get to a new Dr. My niece went to this… read more

posted 2 months ago
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