Factors That Predict Short-term Complication Rates After Total Hip Arthroplasty

@inproceedings{Soohoo2010FactorsTP,
  title={Factors That Predict Short-term Complication Rates After Total Hip Arthroplasty},
  author={Nelson Fong Soohoo and Eugene Farng and Jay R. Lieberman and Lauchlan Chambers and David S. Zingmond},
  booktitle={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND There remains uncertainty regarding the relative importance of patient factors such as comorbidity and provider factors such as hospital volume in predicting complication rates after total hip arthroplasty (THA). PURPOSE We therefore identified patient and provider factors predicting complications after THA. METHODS We reviewed discharge data from 138,399 patients undergoing primary THA in California from 1995 to 2005. The rate of complications during the first 90 days… CONTINUE READING
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