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Joint Replacement Surgery

Last published 08/2016

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This easy-to-read publication describes joint replacement surgery, including what happens during surgery and what to expect after surgery. It discusses the replacement joint (prosthesis) and reasons why individuals may need joint replacement. It includes information about research on joint replacement.

NIH Publication No. 16-5149-E

Length: 16 pp.

Intended Audience:

  • General public
  • For medical & health professionals to share with patients

Quantity that can be ordered: up to 10 copies

This publication is in the public domain. It can be reproduced.

Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Language: English


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