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Anterior Hip Replacement Easier on Patients, But Rare

Tampa Bay Times

Recovery after hip replacement surgery can be agonizing -- no wonder, since the conventional rear-incision method involves slicing muscle and sawing bone. There’s a method that goes through the front, but as the Tampa Bay Times reports, most surgeons haven’t been trained to do it.  


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