Source: Journal of Arthroplasty 2014, 29 (10), 2031-5
Date of publication: October 2014
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This study results showed the overall incidence rate for total joint arthroplasty was 3.8% for primary end points such as extended stay, re-operation and readmission. Significant predictors included certain preexisting genitourinary, circulatory and respiratory conditions as well as advanced age. Mental health conditions were seen to be predictive for subsequent serious complications.
Length of publication: 5 pages
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