There’s a common misconception that candidates for surgery in an ASC must be in optimal health and physical condition. The team at Oregon Surgical Institute (OSI), including James Ballard, M.D., and Chris Nanson, M.D. are pioneers in same-day total joint replacement (TJR) surgery. They discuss outpatient candidates and how they screen appropriate TJR candidates against criteria including family support and pre-operative mobility.

Click here to check out part one of a recent Q&A with the surgeons.