Alabama practice to offer one-day hip replacement

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Vestavia Hills, Ala.-based Swaid Clinic is now offering same-day hip replacements, according to an Oct. 25 report from WBRC6.

The Swaid Clinic opened in January, and same-day treatment outside a hospital is new to the area, Swaid Swaid, MD, told WBRC6. The center performs a variety of surgeries, and Dr. Swaid said he hopes all hip replacements can be performed there.

"In our environment, it's smaller and much more controlled, and I believe safer at this time because of the [COVID-19] crisis," Dr. Swaid said in the report.

Read the full report here.

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