600% Increase in Knee Replacements by 2030?

#Arthroplasty2018

A study posted by another physician popped up on Twitter the other night projecting that there will be a 600% increase in the number of total knee replacements performed by the year 2030!  I don’t agree, as this doesn’t take into account the quiet revolution occurring behind the scenes in the use of orthobiologics that will make metal, plastic, and ceramic knee replacement devices obsolete. However, the idea that there will be a 600% increase in severe knee arthritis is troubling. First, let’s start by going over some knee replacement facts…

and more on : https://www.regenexx.com/knee-replacement-facts/

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