45-day mortality after 467,779 knee replacements for osteoarthritis from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales: an observational study.

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BACKGROUND Understanding the risk factors for early death after knee replacement could help to reduce the risk of mortality after this procedure. We assessed secular trends in death within 45 days of knee replacement for osteoarthritis in England and Wales, with the aim of investigating whether any change that we recorded could be explained by alterations… (More)

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@article{Hunt201445dayMA, title={45-day mortality after 467,779 knee replacements for osteoarthritis from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales: an observational study.}, author={Linda P. Hunt and Y Ben-Shlomo and Emma M. Clark and P. A. Dieppe and Andrew D. Judge and Alexander J. MacGregor and Jon H. Tobias and Kelly Vernon and Ashley William Blom}, journal={Lancet}, year={2014}, volume={384 9952}, pages={1429-36} }