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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

A myRAteam Member said:

Thanks,Right back at you!Prayers coming your way!

posted almost 2 years ago

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

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 almost 2 years ago

MCP Joint Arthroplasty

MCP Joint Arthroplasty

Has anyone had this procedure. Was it successful? Any comments would be helpful. Thanks.

A myRAteam Member said:

How long was the rehab Natalie and we're you happy with the results?

posted almost 4 years ago

I've Developed Some Deformities In My Hand. Has Anyone Had Surgery To Straighten/stabilize Finger Joints?

I've Developed Some Deformities In My Hand. Has Anyone Had Surgery To Straighten/stabilize Finger Joints?

A myRAteam Member said:

Louise, I found a rehab paper that has what my doctor did to my left hand. He did a thumb MP fusion (I have two screws in my thumb), He replaced my MP… read more

posted almost 5 years ago