Sex, age, and annual incidence of primary total knee arthroplasty: a university affiliated hospital survey of 3118 Chinese patients.

@article{Yang2012SexAA,
  title={Sex, age, and annual incidence of primary total knee arthroplasty: a university affiliated hospital survey of 3118 Chinese patients.},
  author={Bo Yang and Jia-kuo Yu and Xi Gong and Lian-xu Chen and Yong-jian Wang and Jian Wang and Dong Ma},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={125 22},
  pages={3952-5}
}
BACKGROUND In recent years, the number of patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty in China has rapidly increased. However, the incidence of primary total knee arthroplasty is unknown. The purpose of this study was to investigate the sex, age and, annual incidence of primary total knee arthroplasty based on 3118 Chinese patients who underwent the procedure during the period of 2000 - 2011. METHODS Total knee arthroplasties were performed on 511 males and 2607 females in our… CONTINUE READING

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