The epidemiology and surgical outcomes of patients undergoing primary total hip replacement: an Asian perspective.

@article{Liu2009TheEA,
  title={The epidemiology and surgical outcomes of patients undergoing primary total hip replacement: an Asian perspective.},
  author={Ying bin Liu and Shaozhen Hu and Siew Pang Chan and Sathappan S. Sathappan},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={
          15-9
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The number of total knee replacements far exceeds the number of primary total hip replacements (THR) in Singapore. There is a paucity of data regarding patients who undergo THR in Singapore. This paper aimed to study the epidemiology and early postoperative outcomes of patients receiving primary THR in a single tertiary institution. METHODS This is a retrospective study of all patients undergoing primary THR between January 2003 and December 2005. The following variables were… CONTINUE READING

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