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Despite lack of any studies, to our knowledge, bilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) is believed to carry higher perioperative mortality. The purpose of this study is to investigate the incidence of mortality within 90 days of bilateral THA in a major urban medical center. The incidence of 90-day mortality after 1-stage bilateral THA performed in 707(More)
This study compares the 90-day mortality of unilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) with simultaneous bilateral THA. Patient demographics, cause of death, and risk factors for mortality after THA were investigated. A total of 6258 patients (6791 hips) received primary THA using uncemented prostheses from 1995 to 2002. There were 5725 (91%) patients who(More)
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