Unique data-driven tool shows diabetes not a barrier to joint replacement surgery

04.04.2019 — News

Based on data from 40,000 patients, the ORA risk assessment tool is designed to support orthopaedic surgeons as they make decisions about joint replacement surgery. Already, the tool has highlighted new evidence on interactive risk. For example, diabetes has been shown not to automatically be associated with an increased risk of post-operative infection, unlike previously thought. 

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