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total hip replacement and HIV infection

Aug 3, 2012

Ultimately, I will need total hip replacement. I am HIV pos, CD count @ 1100. What are the risk, i.e., spread of infection to me (not the surgical team) should I decide to do surgery. Med I take is Atripla

Response from Dr. Henry

HIV+ patients doing well on treatment generally do well with major surgery fairly similar to general population (including hip replacement). Our clinic has had numerous patients undergo hip replacement with generally good outcomes. KH

Need you until my appt. on the 8th, "please" :)
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