NICE technology appraisal for end stage arthritis

Source:  NICE    TA 304

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Date of publication:  26 February 2014

Publication type:  Guidance

In a nutshell:  Artificial hips and hip resurfacing are recommended as possible treatments for people with end‑stage arthritis of the hip.  Only an   artificial hip or hip resurfacing with a replacement rate of less than 1 in 20 at 10 years should be used.  This guidance updates and replaces TA2 and TA44

Length of publication:  63 pages

Some important notes:  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: NICE

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