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Mortality, morbidity, and 1-year outcomes of primary elective total hip arthroplasty.

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No representative data exist on the risks of adverse outcomes of total hip arthroplasty (THA) in the United Kingdom. A prospective observational study of unselected THA operations was carried out in 5 U.K. regions. Adverse outcomes were assessed from the hospital case notes and general practitioners of 1,100 randomly selected patients and from 7,151 patient-completed questionnaires 3 and 12 months after THA. Three-month mortality was 0.4% to 0.7%. Dislocation and thromboembolic complications ...

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10.1054/arth.2002.29389

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Williams, O More by this author
Fitzpatrick, R More by this author
Reeves, BC More by this author
Stimpson, A More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of arthroplasty
Volume:
17
Issue:
2
Pages:
165-171
Publication date:
2002-02-05
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EISSN:
1532-8406
ISSN:
0883-5403
URN:
uuid:67f51f1e-01f7-4cd2-ae63-641c9dbcee92
Source identifiers:
109594
Local pid:
pubs:109594

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