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Association between bisphosphonate use and implant survival after primary total arthroplasty of the knee or hip: population based retrospective cohort study.

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OBJECTIVES: To test whether bisphosphonate use is related to improved implant survival after total arthroplasty of the knee or hip. DESIGN: Population based retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Primary care data from the United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: All patients undergoing primary total arthroplasty of the knee (n = 18,726) or hip (n = 23,269) in 1986-2006 within the United Kingdom's General Practice Research Database. We excluded patients with a history of hip fracture before surgery or rhe...

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10.1136/bmj.d7222

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
343
Issue:
dec06 1
Pages:
d7222
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:8d3d02c2-4d54-4fbf-8945-a9173ea7ec71
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430662
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pubs:430662

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