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April 12, 1999

In men and women over 65, what are some of the most frequently performed operations?

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POP QUIZ ANSWER:

In women over 65, the most often performed surgeries include hip replacement and pacemaker insertion or replacement. In men over 65, such surgeries include prostatectomy (a prostate procedure) and pacemaker insertion or replacement. (Question on S1.)

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