Surgery and joint replacement
Bleeding disorders and surgery – what to expect
What do you need to do to prepare for surgery? Haemophilia nurse Alex Connolly explains what will be involved if you have a bleeding disorder.
Joint replacement is a common topic of discussion between people with haemophilia and their medical team. When would you consider this? What is the best time? How do you prevent the need for a joint replacement? Physiotherapist Abi Polus answers these questions
Are you considering surgery to have a medical implant, like a joint replacement, pacemaker, port, stent, etc? The Therapeutic Goods Administration has developed consumer fact sheets to help you to ask questions and learn more before you have the procedure.
Click on the links below to visit the TGA website and read more:
Date last reviewed: 28 June 2023
Important Note: This information was developed by Haemophilia Foundation Australia for education and information purposes only and does not replace advice from a treating health professional. Always see your health care provider for assessment and advice about your individual health before taking action or relying on published information.
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