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replacement

noun alternate, alternative, change, commutation, compensation, counterfeit, delegate, deputy, dislocation, displacement, envoy, equivalent, exchange, fill in, interchange, makeshift, proxy, reclamation, reconstruction, recovery, refund, reinstatement, relief, removal, renewal, renovation, reorganization, reparation, representative, reproduction, restitution, restoration, secondary, shift, stand in, subrogation, substitute, successor, supersedure, supersession, supplanter, surrogate, surrogation, swap, switch, temporary expedient, transfer, transposition, understudy
Associated concepts: replacement cost
See also: alternative, change, correction, cover, defeasance, discharge, dismissal, exchange, novation, preemption, refund, reimbursement, reparation, restitution, stopgap, subrogation, substitute, succedaneum, successor

replacement

a new remedy open to consumers in the UK under regulations promulgated in 2002 where goods are supplied in breach of contract. The vendor has the choice to repair instead. This is additional to the traditional rules on breach of contract.
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Mean operative time for total joint replacement when it was the first operation was 113.
Physicians on the medical staff at Texas Health Clearfork will include orthopedic surgeons with Texas Hip and Knee Center, which specializes in partial and total joint replacement, adult reconstructive surgery, robotic-arm assisted surgery and arthroscopic treatment of knee disorders and injuries.
Surgeons at LIJRI specialize in the latest advancements in total and partial knee and hip replacement techniques including custom-fitted total joint replacement, custom knee replacement using 3-D printer technology, and the mobile-bearing knee system.
As expected, hospital closure did have a small negative effect on utilization of joint replacement, although this effect was relatively short-lived.
And other doctors note that while it's good to have a knowledgeable surgeon perform a joint replacement and do so carefully--it can be better to avoid the issue in the first place.
Dr Raza Siddiqui, Executive Director of RAK Hospital and CEO Arabian Healthcare Group, said: "As a result of our recent tie up with Dr Vikram Shah's Shalby Hospitals in India, we are now able to bring the best in Total Joint Replacement to the UAE and the region.
The Joint Commission accreditation process displays an overwhelming commitment by the Center for Joint Replacement at WVU Healthcare to not only provide the highest level of care to our patients but also to compare ourselves to the highest standards of care in the nation," Brock Lindsey, M.
Previous research has found that obesity also can make hip replacement revision more likely, since it raises the risk I for dislocation in the replacement joint," says Michael Bronson, MD, chief of Mount Sinai's Joint Replacement Service.
6) The document went on to state, "Patients with joint replacements who are having invasive procedures or who have other infections are at increased risk of hematogenous seeding of their prosthesis," (6) and "Given the potential adverse outcomes and cost of treating infected joint replacements, the AAOS recommends that clinicians consider antibiotic prophylaxis for joint replacement patients with one or more risk factors prior to any invasive procedure that may cause bacteremia.
This is the first trial to discover differentially expressed miRNAs in osteoarthritis patients in need of joint replacement in a large population-based cohort using the well-defined Bruneck cohort.
More than half a million Americans undergo surgery for knee or hip joint replacement every year in the U.

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