Outcome of total hip arthroplasty, but not of total knee arthroplasty, is related to the preoperative radiographic severity of osteoarthritis

@inproceedings{Tilbury2016OutcomeOT,
  title={Outcome of total hip arthroplasty, but not of total knee arthroplasty, is related to the preoperative radiographic severity of osteoarthritis},
  author={Claire Tilbury and Maarten J Holtslag and Rutger L. Tordoir and Claudia S Leichtenberg and Suzan H M Verdegaal and H. M. Kroon and Marta Fiocco and Rob G. H. H. Nelissen and Theodora P. M. Vliet Vlieland},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE There is no consensus on the impact of radiographic severity of hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) on the clinical outcome of total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA). We assessed whether preoperative radiographic severity of OA is related to improvements in functioning, pain, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) 1 year after THA or TKA. PATIENTS AND METHODS This prospective cohort study included 302 THA patients and 271 TKA patients with hip… CONTINUE READING

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