A nationwide analysis of risk factors for in-hospital myocardial infarction after total joint arthroplasty

@article{Menendez2014ANA,
  title={A nationwide analysis of risk factors for in-hospital myocardial infarction after total joint arthroplasty},
  author={Mariano Esteban Menendez and Stavros G Memtsoudis and Marion Opperer and Friedrich Boettner and Alejandro Gonz{\'a}lez Della Valle},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={777-786}
}
Despite acute myocardial infarction (AMI) being a feared medical complication and currently a major cause of death after total hip and knee arthroplasty (THA/TKA), little is known about its peri-operative associated factors. Data for this retrospective cohort study were extracted from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample for 2008–2011. Multivariate logistic regression modeling was performed to determine peri-operative factors associated with the development of inpatient AMI following THA/TKA. An… CONTINUE READING