Outcome of total hip replacement: a comparison of different measurement methods.

@article{Sderman2001OutcomeOT,
  title={Outcome of total hip replacement: a comparison of different measurement methods.},
  author={Peter S{\"o}derman and Henrik Malchau and Peter Herberts},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2001},
  volume={390},
  pages={163-72}
}
During the past 40 years, improvements have been made in the technique, implant, and surgical environment for total hip replacement, which today is one of the most cost-effective operations done. The aim of this study was to compare different outcome measurement methods and to develop recommendations for optimal followup of total hip replacement. The study involved the outcome of 2604 randomly selected patients in Sweden treated surgically with a modern technique. General questionnaires (the… CONTINUE READING