Source: Journal of Arthroplasty 2014, June 9 [epub ahead of print]
Date of publication: June 2014
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Study retrospectively reviewed 589 patients undergoing lower-limb arthroplasty, recording age, Body Mass Index (BMI) and co-morbidities, calculating the longer operative time and length of stay, and the corresponding increase in costs. This data can be used in planning operating lists.
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Acknowledgement: Journal of Arthroplasty