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Hospital for Special Surgery

Dr. Stavros Memtsoudis, Hospital for Special Surgery

Caption: "The take home message of this paper is that we are fighting an uphill battle, because people are getting sicker, despite us attempting to limit risk by choosing younger people to do these procedures in," said Dr. Memtsoudis. "We have to start thinking of other interventions other than patient selection that we can implement in order to reduce these complications."

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