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Temporal trends in hip and knee replacement in the United Kingdom: 1991 to 2006.

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Using the General Practice Research Database, we examined the temporal changes in the rates of primary total hip (THR) and total knee (TKR) replacement, the age at operation and the female-to-male ratio between 1991 and 2006 in the United Kingdom. We identified 27 113 patients with THR and 23 843 with TKR. The rate of performance of THR and TKR had increased significantly (p < 0.0001 for both) during the 16-year period and was greater for TKR, especially in the last five years. The mean ag...

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
92
Issue:
1
Pages:
130-135
Publication date:
2010-01-05
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0301-620X
URN:
uuid:e35ca767-ccb7-4663-89bb-e9ed3c13127b
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108266
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pubs:108266

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