Report: Heart attack risk jumps after surgery

Posted at 10:04 AM, Jul 24, 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — According to a report from, hip and knee replacements are among the most common surgeries, and they’re growing more common.  

There will be a million of those procedures done this year in the United States, and they are not risk-free – that’s according to FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean.

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