Source: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2014, [Epub ahead of print]
Date of publication: 22 January 2014
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) taken for 6 months after a total knee arthroplasty or total hip arthroplasty, was associated with approximately 40% reductions in repeat surgeries, according to data derived from a population-based retrospective cohort study. These findings require replication in external cohorts and experimental studies before having any implementation for clinical practice
Length of publication: 7 pages
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