MG Study: Total Joint Surgery Increases Risk of Complications

MG Study: Total Joint Surgery Increases Risk of Complications

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MG Study: Total Joint Surgery Increases Risk of Complications

People with myasthenia gravis (MG) have a significantly higher risk of body-wide complications within three months of total hip or knee replacement surgery than patients without the rare disease, a study found. The analysis, “Increased rate of complications in myasthenia gravis patients following hip and knee arthroplasty: a nationwide database study in the PearlDiver Database on 257,707 patients,” was published in the journal Acta Orthopaedica. Patients with MG have experienced improved clinical outcomes and increased…

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