Some people may need to have more than one joint replaced—for example, a shoulder and an elbow, a shoulder and a knee, both knees, or a hip and a knee. Doctors have different opinions about what is best, based on their experience and your specific situation. Your doctor will consider many things, but the following are some general guidelines.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology|
|Last Revised||April 8, 2011|
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