The relation between total joint arthroplasty and risk for serious cardiovascular events in patients with moderate-severe osteoarthritis: propensity score matched landmark analysis

@inproceedings{Ravi2013TheRB,
  title={The relation between total joint arthroplasty and risk for serious cardiovascular events in patients with moderate-severe osteoarthritis: propensity score matched landmark analysis},
  author={Bheeshma Ravi and Ruth Croxford and Peter C. Austin and Lorraine L. Lipscombe and Arlene S Bierman and P. J. Harvey and Gillian Hawker},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether total joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee reduces the risk for serious cardiovascular events in patients with moderate-severe osteoarthritis. DESIGN Propensity score matched landmark analysis. SETTING Ontario, Canada. PARTICIPANTS 2200 adults with hip or knee osteoarthritis aged 55 or more at recruitment (1996-98) and… CONTINUE READING