View Full Version : surgery at 100 yrs old

12-18-2008, 04:29 PM
How old is too old? Knee replacment at 100?


If 80 is the new 50, then 50 is the new 30 and 18 isnt 21 lol


12-19-2008, 01:41 PM
That is amazing. Good for her that it worked out so well. I don't know how many surgeons are willing to risk operating on someone that old.

She seems like she's a feisty old girl enjoying life. :)

12-19-2008, 02:10 PM
Yes it is! It really installs hope in the fact that if she can do it, so can we, and we are all younger than her!!!

Maybe we should all get feisty!


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12-19-2008, 06:20 PM
Hi Ed, I thought we were feisty! Sally

12-20-2008, 08:30 PM
Hi Ed,

Dr. Mermer (My Dr.) Told me he did fusion on a 93 year old man. I blurted out "why?" and he explained because he needed it and it improved his quality of life. I felt a bit foolish, who am I to judge? But I guess it is becoming more common to do surgery on older folks.

I will send an E-mail to you later...