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How can I best take care of a 90 year old woman that needs a hip replacement?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Hip replacement

Thr age dosent matter health does some 90year olds are healthier than me.

In brief: Hip replacement

Thr age dosent matter health does some 90year olds are healthier than me.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Kenneth Gati
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Depends??

Treatment for hip arthritis is limited.
If pain can be controlled with nsaids and the patient can tolerate them that is an option. If her pain is disabling and her health is good hip replacement may be a good option. As our population continues to age and life expectancy increases it is becoming more common to do hip surgery in the elderly.

In brief: Depends??

Treatment for hip arthritis is limited.
If pain can be controlled with nsaids and the patient can tolerate them that is an option. If her pain is disabling and her health is good hip replacement may be a good option. As our population continues to age and life expectancy increases it is becoming more common to do hip surgery in the elderly.
Dr. Kenneth Gati
Dr. Kenneth Gati
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