MATTHEW H. LIANG, M.D.; KAREN E. CULLEN, M.Ed.; ROBERT POSS, M.D.
Total joint replacement surgery has revolutionized the management of chronic arthritis. Careful patient selection, medical follow-up, patient education, and rehabilitation management produce the best results. The indications, contraindications, and results of total knee and hip replacement are reviewed.
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LIANG MH, CULLEN KE, POSS R. Primary Total Hip or Knee Replacement: Evaluation of Patients. Ann Intern Med. 1982;97:735–739. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-5-735
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