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When hip and knee both need to be replaced, hip surgery usually done first

When hip and knee both need to be replaced, hip surgery usually done first

I need a total hip replacement and a total knee replacement -- both on my left side. Does it matter which procedure is done first? How soon after one procedure can I have the other procedure done

I need a total hip replacement and a total knee replacement -- both on my left side. Does it matter which procedure is done first? How soon after one procedure can I have the other procedure done

Source: Chicago Tribune

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