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“Overlapping Surgery” a Risk for Seniors A recent study (JAMA Internal Medicine, Dec. 4, 2017) suggests that a practice called “overlapping surgery” may raise the risk for complications in older adults having hip surgery. Overlapping typically involves a senior surgeon performing the more complex aspects of an operation, and then beginning surgery on another patient […]


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