45-day mortality after 467 779 knee replacements for osteoarthritis from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales: an observational study

Source:  The Lancet 2014, vol 384 (9952), 1429-36

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication:  October 2014

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Article assesses trends in death within 45 days of knee replacement for osteoarthritis in England and Wales, with the aim of investigating whether any recorded changes could be explained by alterations in modifiable perioperative factors.

Length of article:  8 pages

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Acknowledgement:  The Lancet

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