Knee Replacement Failure

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and knee replacement complications

Ross A. Hauser, MD.  There is not much by way of published research on the problems of knee replacement complications in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome patients. Below I have listed and summarized the most recent research. Patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome can have successful knee replacement surgery. However, for some, recovery and complications […]

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Depression before knee and hip replacement leads to poorer outcomes after surgery

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C We often see patients after a joint replacement surgery who are still having problems with pain and function in that joint. There may be nothing wrong with the joint hardware, there may be nothing showing up on an MRI or x-ray, there […]

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Cobalt poisoning in knee replacements

Ross Hauser, MD Doctors in Finland have released a new troubling study on the release of metal debris from knee replacement hardware. They note: There has been increasing alarm regarding metal-on-metal joint replacements leading to elevated levels of metal ions and adverse patient’s reactions to metal debris. There is little […]

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