Surgical Techniques for Reducing the Length of Stay

    Safely reducing length of stay following hip and knee replacement surgery involves all facets of the surgical process, from preoperative patient education to postoperative rehabilitation.

    At the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction’s 7th Annual Winter Hip & Knee Course, Michael J. Taunton, MD, from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and Richard A. Berger, MD, from Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, discussed the role of the surgical technique in allowing patients to return home more quickly.

    Click the images below to hear their comments.

    Michael J. Taunton, MD

    Richard A. Berger, MD

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