EPIDEMIOLOGY: Hip and Knee

@article{Berry1999EPIDEMIOLOGYHA,
  title={EPIDEMIOLOGY: Hip and Knee},
  author={Daniel J. Berry},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={183-90}
}
This article reviews the epidemiologic features of periprosthetic fractures around total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty according to the site of fracture occurrence. The frequency and cause of intraoperative and postoperative periprosthetic fractures vary by anatomic site. For each anatomic site, unique risk factors, some demographic and some technical, appear to be related to risk of fracture. For several anatomic sites, excellent articles that collate large numbers of series are… CONTINUE READING
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