Outpatient surgery as a means of cost reduction in total hip arthroplasty: a case-control study

Source:  HSS Journal 2014, July 12 [epub ahead of print]

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Date of publication:  July 2014

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Compares outcomes and cost-effectiveness of traditional implant THA with outpatient hip replacement at the same facility.  119 THA outpatients were compared with inpatient THA cases operated on by the same surgeon.  Complications, length of stay, demographic data and overall costs were compared between groups.

Length of publication:  4 pages

Some important notes:  You will need an NHS Athens username and password to access this article.  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  HSS Journal

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