In-hospital complications following primary total hip and knee arthroplasty in octogenarian and nonagenarian patients

As life expectancy of patients increases, more elderly patients are undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). There is a general perception of increased risk of complications in elderly patients. Our objective was to analyse the incidence of in-hospital medical and surgical complications following THA and TKA in… CONTINUE READING