Fast Track Total Hip Replacement Surgery is Effective and Safe, Hospital for Special Surgery Study  
7/1/2011 7:00:28 AM

Generally healthy patients who undergo total hip replacement (THR) can be fast tracked to be discharged in two days compared with the standard three to six days, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. The study could help cut down on hospital-acquired infections, reduce hospital costs and improve patient satisfaction.