Population requirement for primary knee replacement surgery: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Jni2003PopulationRF,
  title={Population requirement for primary knee replacement surgery: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Peter J{\"u}ni and P. A. Dieppe and Jason Donovan and T. J. Peters and Jenny Eachus and N G Pearson and Rosemary Greenwood and Stephen Frankel},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={516-21}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the population requirement for total knee replacement (TKR) in England. METHODS Population-based study using an age/sex-stratified random sample of 28 080 individuals aged 35 yr and over. Incident disease was estimated from prevalence by statistical modelling. The New Zealand priority criteria for major joint replacement were used for case selection. RESULTS Patients with knee disease were less likely than those with equally severe hip disease to have been referred… CONTINUE READING

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