How Long Will My Replacements Last?
One of the concerns patients have is ‘how long will my hip or knee replacement last’.
The Lancet, a highly regarded medical journal, published its findings in February 2019 - stating that in their case series of over 13,000 hip replacements 78.8% lasted 20 years and for knees 70% of partial knee replacements lasted 25 years and 82% of total knees lasted over 25 years.
How long does a hip replacement last?
A systematic review and meta-analysis of case series and national registry reports with more than 15 years of follow-up.