Thirty-day postoperative complications and mortality following total knee arthroplasty: incidence and risk factors among a national sample of 15,321 patients.

@article{Belmont2014ThirtydayPC,
  title={Thirty-day postoperative complications and mortality following total knee arthroplasty: incidence and risk factors among a national sample of 15,321 patients.},
  author={Philip J. Belmont and Gens P. Goodman and Brian Robert Waterman and Julia O. Bader and Andrew J. Schoenfeld},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2014},
  volume={96 1},
  pages={20-6}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this investigation was to determine the incidence rates of, and identify risk factors for, thirty-day postoperative mortality and complications among more than 15,000 patients who underwent a primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty as documented in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP). METHODS The NSQIP database was queried to identify patients who had undergone primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty… CONTINUE READING
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