Sorry for the link and run…but a) I got nothing to add and b) I gotta run,,,
Statement from Harry Rubash, MD, MGH Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, who performed Gov. Patrick's procedure:
"Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is in good condition, alert and resting comfortably following successful hip replacement surgery today at Massachusetts General Hospital . The procedure lasted approximately 2 1/2 hours without any complications. Gov. Patrick is expected to remain in the hospital for four to five days, followed by a few weeks of outpatient rehabilitation."
Best wishes for a quick recovery. - promoted by Charley on the MTA)