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Most people wait too long for knee replacement surgery, study says

Most people wait too long for knee replacement surgerySource: CNN Health

A new study has found that 90% of Americans with osteoarthritis suffer too long before having a knee replacement that could improve their quality of life.

On the flip side, the study also found that 25% of people who do choose knee surgery are getting it too early, running significant risks, including potential complications, while incurring the cost of major surgery potentially without getting much extra benefit in mobility.

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