Drs. Kuzyk and Safir in the Toronto Star: Outpatient Hip Replacements

Dr. Paul Kuzyk, one of two orthopedic surgeons who operated on Noguchi, explained that not all patients who need hip replacements are candidates for day surgery. It works best on those who are otherwise healthy, highly motivated and have loved ones at home to help them recover…

Kuzyk and fellow surgeon, Dr. Oleg Safir, replaced Noguchi’s hip with ceramic, plastic and titanium parts. Their work was physically demanding.


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