90-day mortality after 409,096 total hip replacements for osteoarthritis, from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales: a retrospective analysis

Linda P Hunt, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Emma M Clark, Paul Dieppe, Andrew Judge, Alex J MacGregor, Jon H Tobias, Kelly Vernon, Ashley W Blom, National Joint Registry for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Alexander Macgregor

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Abstract

Death within 90 days after total hip replacement is rare but might be avoidable dependent on patient and treatment factors. We assessed whether a secular decrease in death caused by hip replacement has occurred in England and Wales and whether modifiable perioperative factors exist that could reduce deaths.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1097-104
Number of pages8
JournalLancet
Volume382
Issue number9898
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Sep 2013

Keywords

  • Age Distribution
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • England
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteoarthritis, Hip
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Sex Distribution
  • Time Factors
  • Wales

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