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Heart Attack Risk Jumps After Surgery

Overland Park Regional Medical Center

August 06, 2012

Hip and knee replacements are among the most common surgeries, and they’re growing more common. There will be a million of those procedures done this year in the United States, and they are not risk-free. FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean says new research published in the Archives of Internal Medicine shows the chances of a heart attack jump after joint replacement. Watch video

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Heart Care , Bone & Joint Care