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Arthroplasty

What is arthroplasty for rheumatoid arthritis?

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  • ANatalie E. Azar, MD, Internal Medicine, answered
    What is arthroplasty for rheumatoid arthritis?

    Arthroplasty is another term for joint replacement; most commonly knees and hips are replaced due to RA, but shoulders, elbows, wrists and ankles can also be replaced. Watch rheumatologist Natalie Azar, MD, discuss arthroplasty and who performs it.


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