Rise in Knee Surgeries Boosts Federal Health Costs; So Do Problems

Knee Surgeries Surge in Seniors; So Do Problems
ABC News
Knee replacement rates among Medicare patients have increased sharply over the past two decades -- as have rates of hospital readmissions and revision complications associated with the procedures -- a study showed.

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