Hip arthroplasty in Jutland, Denmark. Age and sex-specific incidences of primary operations.

@article{Overgaard1992HipAI,
  title={Hip arthroplasty in Jutland, Denmark. Age and sex-specific incidences of primary operations.},
  author={S\oren Overgaard and Hugo Knudsen and L N Hansen and N B Mossing},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1992},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={536-8}
}
During the 10-year period 1981-90, 1752 primary total hip arthroplasties were performed in the County of South Jutland, Denmark. The annual number increased to a steady state during 1988-90. In this period, the incidence was highest in the age group 70-79 years for both women and men, with 485 and 410 arthroplasties per 100,000 inhabitants, respectively; the overall incidence was 82 per 100,000 inhabitants. During the next 30 years, the demand for primary hip arthroplasties in Denmark is… CONTINUE READING

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