Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

UNMC study: knee replacement viable option for rheumatoid arthritis

Kaleb Michaud, Ph.D., has for a long time listened to patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) talking about improved quality of life after their total joint replacements. But until now, there’s been little information that actually measures how the surgery impacts quality of life for RA patients.

Much more information is known about the outcomes in osteoarthritis (OA) patients with the same surgery, even though RA is the most common inflammatory arthritis indicated for surgery.

Source: Medical News Today

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