Published in Law and Health Weekly, February 11th, 2006
"Thigh pain after arthroplasty first was identified in the joint replacement literature in 1988;" since then, "little information has been published about the functional status of patients who develop this complication," according to orthopedic surgeons in Florida.
In a study conducted by C. Lavernia and colleagues at Mercy Hospital in Coconut Grove, "11 patients who reported thigh pain at 2 years after cementless primary total hip arthroplasty were matched with patients who did not report thigh pain on the following characteristics: age,...
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