Early post-operative mortality following primary total hip replacement.

Abstract

A study was undertaken to determine the excess risk of death following primary total hip replacement (THR). All patients who underwent THR or were placed on the waiting list for THR during an 18-month period were studied as to their mortality. The dates of all deaths among both of these populations, and age- and sex-specific mortality rates for the Scottish… (More)

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@article{Dunsmuir1996EarlyPM, title={Early post-operative mortality following primary total hip replacement.}, author={Robert A Dunsmuir and David B. Allan and Louise A Davidson}, journal={Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh}, year={1996}, volume={41 3}, pages={185-7} }