Items Tagged ‘Dr. Rafael Sierra’

March 16, 2010

Knee-replacement patients are becoming younger, more diverse, researchers find

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The typical knee-replacement patient is still a white retiree. But researchers have found a trend toward younger, more diverse patients having the surgery‚Ķ ¬† Rafael Sierra, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon and senior author on the study, pointed out in a statement that “total knee replacement is becoming a more established procedure.” He added, “We’re […]

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