As baby boomers age, the number of hip replacement operations performed in the U.S are expected to rise. Dr. Steve Tower, a physician at the Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic, joins Dr. Thad Woodward this week on Line One to discuss hip replacement surgery. Dr. Tower has been in private surgical practice in Anchorage since 1992 and serves as president of the Anchorage Orthopedic Society.
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery Q&A on hip implants
- Dr. Tower’s commentary in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
- Link to a video of a hip replacement video
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HOST: Dr. Thad Woodard, Anchorage pediatrician
GUEST: Steve Tower, M.D, physician at Anchorage Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic, clinical faculty member at the University of Washington.
LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, January 31, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT BROADCAST: Monday, January 31, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
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