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Knee Replacement Effective Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
From NewsMax Health

Knee replacement surgery can temporarily return the joint to an earlier, better level of function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, new research suggests.

The surgery "acts like a time machine" for these patients, said study senior author Kaleb Michaud, an associate professor of internal medicine in the division of rheumatology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, in Omaha.

"It's a very important treatment option, and our study is really about showing how their lives improved afterwards," Michaud said.

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