Early death following primary total hip arthroplasty: 1,727 procedures with mechanical thrombo-prophylaxis.

@article{Blom2006EarlyDF,
  title={Early death following primary total hip arthroplasty: 1,727 procedures with mechanical thrombo-prophylaxis.},
  author={Ashley Blom and Giles Pattison and Sarah L. Whitehouse and Adrian H Taylor and Gordon C. Bannister},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={
          347-50
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aims of this study were to quantify the risk and identify the causes of early postoperative mortality after total hip arthroplasty. This would help clinicians address preventable causes of death and help in accurate counseling and consenting of patients. METHODS We determined the death rate at 90 days in an unselected consecutive series of 1,727 primary total hip arthroplasties where patients had not routinely received chemothromboprophylaxis. RESULTS The mortality at 90 days… CONTINUE READING

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