Knee, Hip Arthroplasties More Common in Older Adults With Ankylosing Spondylitis

What are the implications for the timing of these procedures in younger patients with AS?

Reference1. Ward MM. Increased rates of both knee and hip arthroplasties in older patients with ankylosing spondylitis. J Rheumatol. 2018 Jul 1. pii: jrheum.171316. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.171316. [Epub ahead of print]