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Who is a candidate for joint replacement surgery?

Dr. William A. Leone, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon

Although age is important for joint replacement surgery, it is not the most critical factor when determining if a person is a good candidate for either hip or knee replacement surgery. Instead, age is just one of many variables that must be considered. Each individual’s unique and personal situation must be analyzed.

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