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knee/hip/joint replacement

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishknee/hip/joint replacementknee/hip/joint replacementan artificial knee etc that replaces a damaged one, given to people in a medical operation replacement
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knee/hip/joint replacementWith 40,000 hip replacements a year, making joints is big business, now mostly done by multi-nationals companies.I had been having trouble with arthritis for years, and nine years ago had a hip replacement.A prosthesis used in a joint replacement costs between $ 5,000 and $ 10,000.Just two months ago, he underwent bowel and hip replacement surgery that cost $ 120,000.Carrying out the precision drilling in a delicate hip replacement operation is the world's first robotic surgeon.For those over 65, it is knee or hip replacement.One person's hip replacement operation certainly prevents the busy surgeon from doing something else at the same time.She has undergone three hip replacement surgeries in the last three years.
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