Outpatient joint replacement, also known as same-day surgery, is an alternative route that patients can take to avoid an overnight stay at the hospital post-surgery. This option allows the patient to receive joint replacement surgery in an ambulatory surgical center, while being given clearance to return home in under 24 hours.
Outpatient ambulatory care and service is growing in popularity. This alternative approach to joint replacement surgery rewards the patient with many benefits previously unavailable with inpatient treatment. Not only can patients return home following surgery, it’s more cost-effective as well. Outpatient surgery lowers the pricey out-of-pocket expenses one might see from extended stays in a hospital and through the recovery process.
If you decide to utilize outpatient joint replacement, IBJI will ensure you receive the same high-quality multidisciplinary care, despite the shorter medical visit.
Do you wish to share your story about outpatient joint replacement with IBJI? We would love to hear from you.
“I have been able to travel and golf places I couldn’t before because walking the hilly courses was too painful, but not anymore.”
“I can move like a normal person without any pain. It’s like magic, no one would ever think I had [my knees] replaced.”
See an IBJI physician at a location near you. Our physicians would also be honored to offer a second opinion of your condition.
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This surgery replaces the damaged or diseased head of the humerus (also called the ball) and cartilage from the shoulder joint with a metal and plastic joint.
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