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Knee Replacement Surgery in the Morning, Home That Evening: The New Outpatient Trend

More knee and hip replacement surgeries are being done on an outpatient basis, especially in this COVID-19 era. Surgeons say the fact patients are at home forces them to move around more and do their physical therapy, speeding their recovery. They note that the outpatient surgery isn’t for everybody. A patient needs to be motivated and have the right attitude.

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  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins University