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Longevity of total hip replacement

From: Robert Cohen--9602 Moonlight Drive, Houston TX 77096
Date: 07 Sep 2001
Time: 14:37:38
Remote Name: 152.163.207.198

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I have had replacements on my right and left hip and have been told that the right one may be the oldest in the world. It was done in July, 1970 in Norwich, England by Watson Farrar using the McKee-Farrar prosthesis. My age was 53 and I am now 84. Comments?

Last changed: September 07, 2001